If we run any release of Autodesk Civil 3D, that software we employ to perform our daily civil engineering and survey project work changed recently. In the last month Autodesk released the Civil 3D 2024.1 Update, the Civil 3D 2023.3 Update, the Civil 3D 2022.2.5 Update, and the Civil 3D 2021.3.6 Update. Whoa. A Civil 3D Update mania.
Aside from the mandatory…Read more
Out here in Civil 3D Land we are daily users of Autodesk Civil 3D. All of us have production projects and those day-to-day, ongoing concerns. The specifics of the latest new Autodesk Civil 3D product Release or Update may or may not blow us away. The odds are good we will benefit from a new Civil 3D Release and the Civil 3D Updates to the older Civil 3D releases…Read more
If we employ an AutoCAD based product, our Layer Standards become an issue. OK. Even if we only work on projects with folks who employ an AutoCAD-based product, Layer Standards become an issue.
Why? In Civil 3D Land we all get paid to publish plan sets of civil engineering design and survey projects. It is what we do. Consistent…Read more
Civil 3D contains numerous Style and Standards details that can come back to bite us even when we proactively tackle Civil 3D Style Maintenance and Improvement. We do tend to take for granted the classic AutoCAD Styles. We already know that Layer, Block, Textstyle stuff we’ve lived with for all these years. We believe that…
“We already have all of that stuff covered…Read more
The Framework for Civil 3D Jump Kit product is notable and perhaps even famous for the product’s native support for multiple variations of the National CAD Standard (NCS) Layer Standards. These include the current NCS 6.0 and NCS 6.0 AIA variants. These common NCS Layer Standard variants are variously required for GSA, DOD, and US Army Corps project submittals.