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People do ask about why the Framework for Civil 3D has different numbered Releases than AutoCAD Civil 3D itself. Let me count the ways. Here are 1000 words that could rock your world.

Fundamentally, a Framework Release supports multiple releases of Civil 3D. Release 7 of Framework supports Civil 3D releases from the current 2018.2 all the…

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The development of the Framework Release 7 for Civil 3D 2018 and our Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D styles has been a work in progress all year. We released 7 new Release 7 AddOns for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017-2015 including a recent AutoCAD…

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The Framework for Civil 3D allows you to employ AutoCAD Civil 3D in multiple releases right out of the box. Still everyone has to learn how to do that. As much as we might wish for magic buttons there are none.  This is the common human dilemma.

Productive solutions require good software, consistent and robust resources, and these must be coupled into working civil…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags training, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2015, survey, design

I hear “We Are New to Civil 3D” a lot this time of year. It’s winter. Do civil engineers and surveyors finally have time to tackle new software? Nah. Maybe it’s because they got new hardware with Windows 10 and discovered their old software won’t even run? Nah. Maybe they decided to leave the LDT, Microstation, Eagle Point, or whatever old fold because there is no new work in their…

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Resolutions is an interesting word. If we take the word apart, it contains the plural of the solutions word and the repeat predicate re - to do it again. The classic phrase “New Year’s Resolutions” makes sense. But interested minds want to know, why employ solutions that didn’t work the previous times? Time to resolve not to.


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