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This weekend on Saturday Oct 8, 2022, Civil 3D standalone licenses with subscription for Autodesk Civil 3D for 2023 all the way back to Autodesk Civil 3D 2020 will suddenly get much better. All these Civil 3D releases instantly become significantly more powerful and user friendly too.

Quietly behind the scenes, Autodesk officially announced that Project…

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The first live Autodesk University 2022 (AU 2022) in three years officially kicks off today in New Orleans, LA. Yeehah. This live event during the off season in the Big Easy should be hot and sweaty.

Autodesk invading New Orleans reminds me somehow of Creedence Clearwater Revival. A North Bay Area magical rock group that sounds cajun but…

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This week Autodesk released Autodesk Civil 3D Updates for Civil 3D 2022.3, Civil 3D 2021.3, and Civil 3D 2020.6. These incremental Updates bring these older Civil 3D releases into synch with some Security issues and the Toolbox Volume Report failures that happen if we uninstall Internet Explorer on workstations…

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There are many things that make all kinds of sense in Autodesk Civil 3D 2023. Maybe you noticed? Some other things – not so much. If we employ the software for a few releases, the familiar AutoCAD and Civil 3D interface mechanics become sensical. These days Autodesk is careful not to change the core daily mechanics too quickly. That tends to make Civil 3D end users unhappy. Autodesk…

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How we annotate our Civil 3D Surface models with Contour Labels is far from the mindless task it first appears. Is anything in Civil 3D as simple as it first appears? Each and every Surface Contour Label can become many in Autodesk Civil 3D. We also face the somewhat unnerving deliverables publication challenge of What if.

What if our client’s…

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