Jump On Civil 3D Blog

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

 

Before Christmas I did a quick customization for a Survey customer. He could have done the work himself, but he needed it done now. No problemo. InstantOn Survey (IOS) is an AutoCAD Civil 3D terminator. IOS makes it easy to tweak because it got built that way by Design.

Our surveyor wanted to use a classic numeric coding system you are probably familiar with and that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Description Key Set, codes, conversion, survey

We’ve all been annoyed for a long time that AutoCAD Civil 3D doesn’t have a built in Symbol Legend or Abbreviation List generator tool. That was a tool that all old CAD drafting software just had to have. Look all you want through all the many Ribbon menus of Civil 3D and this “simple” tool is nowhere to be found. Arrrrgh!

My bet is you make your current Civil 3D Legends, Lists, and the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AddOn, InstantOn, tablestyle, points, Description Key Set, legend

This is the fourth post in a series about Point Display Strategies and Tactics in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Point Display Strategies - Part 1
Two Paths Out of the Woods - Part 2
The Point Director Method - Part 3
Point to My Match in Civil 3D - Part 4

A Host of Matchmakers at Work

Civil…

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In the last couple of posts I talked about classic Point Display Strategies and how to develop them.

Point Display Strategies - Part 1
Two Paths Out of the Woods - Part 2
The Point Director Method - Part 3
Point to My Match in Civil 3D - Part 4

In the last post we talked…

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Last time we talked briefly about how to Get the Old Way Working for point data. Most, but not all organizations are over that AutoCAD Civil 3D hump I hope.

Point Display Strategies - Part 1
Two Paths Out of the Woods - Part 2
The Point Director Method - Part 3
Point to My Match in Civil…

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