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What goes around comes around. For reasons that are a mystery I’ve recently received a bunch of questions about the Export of Civil 3D project stuff in digital deliverable form. In other words, the folks want to publish digital copies of the Civil 3D data behind in their projects without the Civil 3D objects themselves.
“We want the results only” – whatever that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags iPOD, font, NCS, ISO, conversion, export, DGN, text, textstyle, special characters

Autodesk continues the August flood of the Civil 3D 2019.1 release cycle products. When the blitz happens it feels like we’re installing a new Autodesk update for something else every day. This is a good news bad news thing. It’s good the updates come out and mostly make our work easier. It’s bad that we still have to pay a bit more attention than we’d like to all of this.

Does…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2019, Update, geotechnical, River and Flood, DGN, landxml

I mumbled Export from Civil 3D things for civil engineers and surveyors; waved my hands about DWF; and then sent the folks off to go paint the fence and wash the dishes. As with many useful skills in life:

Doing Offers the Eyes to See

It DOES.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, layers, block, symbol, DGN, Layer Standards, Symbol Set

On the face of it the nuts and bolts of Export from AutoCAD Civil 3D isn’t all that trilling. If you do this all the time, you’ve got it down pat. If you only do it occasionally, it is easy to forget and overlook some of the nuance. If you’re starting out, Civil 3D Export can seem like a dark art. Ok. Lots of Civil 3D things may seem that way in the beginning.

Deep down…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, dwg, DGN, plan production tool, iPOD, publish on demand

If you’re a sports fan, you got to love this last weekend. Both the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals finished on back to back nights. These championship events clarify the term performance under pressure. When we talk about applied personal and team skill in those contexts, push comes to shove takes on a whole new meaning. This brings me to the question of…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags iPOD, publish on demand, video, training, plotting, pdf, DGN, dwg