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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

 

The on-going Style Maintenance of our Civil 3D templates is a significant and complex information management problem. There is the raw numbers problem. There are lots of kinds of Civil 3D Feature Styles and Civil 3D Label Styles for us to manage.

There is the larger critical path Style problem - the variety of purpose. The real user need…

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When we create something new and innovative, that product should make a productive difference in the lives of real folks doing the real work. We released the new and powerful Framework for Civil 3D Release 8 Spot Label Style AddOns for Civil 3D 2021 and Civil 3D 2020 last week. This Spot Label Style AddOn was the second Framework Label Style Expression Set for Civil…

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How we must express ourselves and our Civil 3D Surface data with Spot Elevation Labels is far from the simple task it first appears. We all know nothing in Civil 3D as simple as it first appears. We face the somewhat unnerving deliverables publication challenge of What if.

What if our client’s reasonable demand for a specific civil engineering…

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“Any day now. Any day now. I shall be released.”
Of course, those words are in the chorus of the famous Bob Dylan tune “I Shall Be Released” from 1967. The song was first covered by The Band and sung by Richard Manuel. The song has since been recorded and performed by the Who’s Who of Rock,…

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There is no doubt about it. The Framework for Civil 3D is a continuously developed product. The Framework products for Autodesk Civil 3D 2021.2 dropped in earlier this week. We make changes to the Framework all the time. Over more than a decade of on-going effort, most of those improvements came at the request and suggestion of our many happy Framework customers.

Everyone…

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