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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

 

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.

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How we must express ourselves and our Civil 3D Surface data with Contour Labels is far from the simple task it first appears. Is anything 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 design or…

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MoreCompetency released a major Surface Contour Label Style update for the Release 8 Framework for Civil 3D 2021 and Civil 3D 2020 Jump Kit Style Libraries. These much-requested Label Style Library improvements support in-depth truncation of Contour Elevation display in multiple Contour Label Style formats. Hundreds of useful Contour…

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No serious, in-depth discussion about Civil 3D Label Styles can dodge the serious matter of Expressions in Label Styles. In the Framework for Civil 3D products, we intentionally try and keep the risk of Label Style Expression use in the Framework’s Core Style library to a minimum. This has to do with practical Civil 3D Style maintenance problems…

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We continue to chisel away at the nuances of Civil 3D Label Style method and practice - The art of annotation in Autodesk Civil 3D matters to us all. Some of that pound and grind is similar to the removal of the sculptural whitepace from the original blocks of marble that became Michelangelo’s David or Madonna and Child. Do we need Label Style structural…

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