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DWF-based publication is a powerful and useful publishing methodology in Autodesk Civil 3D. DWF publication is a core AutoCAD publishing functionality. It functions well in Civil 3D projects managed on local machines, networks, and document management cloud-based environments.

Civil 3D users and organizations can thankfully employ DWFs to significantly reduce the complexity…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  Civil 3D, Map 3D, AutoCAD, DWF, iPOD, publish, publish on demand, pcp, drivers, WATT, video

How many times in Autodesk Civil 3D do we get a complex civil engineering design or survey dataset right the first time? Almost never. This reality is a most important fact about Civil 3D. To employ Civil 3D constructively in a real-world project-based production environment, we need to plan to fail forward.
What the heck does that mean?

Sounds like…

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Each month I receive a bunch of emails that seek help and support for Civil 3D user issues and problems.  For any Civil 3D product maker and Civil 3D expert that work comes with the territory.  When you put up the shingle, folks are going to call. Each query deserves a thoughtful response. I am notorious for my WTMI email responses.

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One of the essentials earmarks of Mother’s Day, besides the almost mandatory flowers, chocolates, and cards things, are the photos. “Honey. You sit over there. Please, smile.” Most Moms appear to want pictures of everything. Which gets me to wondering about how much of the current cloud and disk space is dedicated to digital photos and videos these days. Whatever size we would hazard to guess, you…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  Civil 3D 2020, Civil 3D 2021, Civil 3D 2022, Recap, aerials, DWF, video, pdf, iPOD

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure out the annual Autodesk Right of Spring and product release is about to begin. A new, cloudy host of Autodesk software will hit the street real soon now. The misty-eyed folks will dance around the May pole and declare the new power and majesty of the standing stones.
If not, Autodesk shareholders will soon headhunt some Autodesk…

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