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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

 

Most folks employ a simple form of codes in the Format column of their Description Keys. There’s no problem with that, but you may be missing some very useful functionality built into AutoCAD Civil 3D’s Description Keys Sets and Label Style power tools. Inside Civil 3D there is the simple and then there is the sophisticated. Is it possible that both are possible at the same time?

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Description Key, Description Key Set, Format, spreadsheet

Could the Management of your customizations of AutoCAD Civil 3D be made any easier? You bet.
We work at improving that process and the tools behind all the time.
We do have a certain demonstrable skill set in these arcane Civil 3D details after all.
Our Production Solution products were/are systematically engineered and built to put the personalization…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags spreadsheet, customization, tools, Description Key Set, figure db

The upcoming Release 6 of our Production Solution products for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, 2015, and 2014 is about to hit the streets. Yeah. We always support multiple releases of Civil 3D. Can your Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D Styles do that? Maybe. Maybe not? Good News. You can afford to upgrade to ours and laugh all the way to the bank. Really? Really.

We published the latest documentation…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Symbol Set, symbol, block, Description Key, Description Key Set

Videos are all the rage. This site has hours and hours of them on the Civil 3D Video recordings page.
I do post a few to YouTube now and then.  Truthfully, you’re better off coming here where you can both the eye candy and the beef about AutoCAD Civil 3D.
They tell me that I should probably post more on YouTube

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Let’s to take a moment for a brief, but important, aside before we pursue our discussion of a numeric Code conversion in InstantOn Survey for AutoCAD Civil 3D. Last time I made reference to Not Keys and BESTWay figures as Production Solution methods we can employ to reduce to our man-hour costs in field gathering.  

Oops.
It…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure prefix db, Description Key Set, figures, codes, not keys, points