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

 

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

Editable Digital Deliverable production for other CAD apps from AutoCAD Civil 3D is less of a pain today than in the past. However, it’s sad to say that all is not as it should be in Civil 3D Land. I suppose whether you believe the current behavior of the menu pick Export command (EXPORTC3DDRAWING) is buggy or a benefit depends on how you do things and what you are dealing with.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, COGO points, Point Style, survey point, DGN, surface

In our pursuit of simple publication excellence for AutoCAD Civil 3D, we simply leave no stone unturned.
The forthcoming Release 7 will deliver better linetypes collection resources for AutoCAD Civil 3D customers.
Our Release 6 customers will not be left holding the bag.
Thank you for your on-going support for the

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Release 6, Release 7, linetype, NCS, DGN

If you employ any AutoCAD 2015+ product, you’re ability to view and import DGN is greatly improved. Both Autodesk and Bentley share large State DOT and Federal customers who’ve demanded that the conversion methods between the two CAD platforms work better behind the scenes. In front of the camera, we all potentially benefit.

You do know that you can create AutoCAD Civil…

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Earlier this week I fired off a post about the on-going Microstation and Autodesk battle for the State DOT software contracts and how that affects all the rest of us.

Oops

In that post, I stated the Bentley software had "lost" FDOT (the State of Florida Department of Transportation) to Autodesk.

Not true. My statement was inaccurate.

FDOT has actually…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, DOT, FDOT, DGN