Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

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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Back at the shack we’ve been busy making improvements to the Release 7 of the Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D. The Framework is already the most awesome Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D styles solution for civil engineers and surveyors on the planet bar none. No one else even comes close. We’ve released 3 new revolutionary…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2016, Update, Jump Kit, InstantOn, Templates Only, Symbol Set

Autodesk last week released a rash of end of Autodesk fiscal year updates for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016. Think of this like the ex-President’s helicopter fly-by tour of Washington DC on his way out of town after the inauguration of President Trump. That does not mean we should ignore it. Things that may seem trivial to some are not necessarily trivial to others.

Autodesk released…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Service Pack, Update, Extension, Civil 3D 2016

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.

What…

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Not all that long ago I posted about the Stranger Things regarding the Upside Down Civil 3D Point Export behaviors. In the recent rash of AutoCAD Civil 3D Service Packs and Updates Autodesk was kind enought to change the important command name and not mention it. While I address the topic a quick video is definately in order.  Yes. The older post was updated…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, points, symbol, export, video