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I fear that my provocative choice of title here may get this website black-listed as an alt-right or racist conspiracy perpetrator by the nameless and faceless algorithms at Google, Bing, FaceBook, Twitter, etc. As an admitted serial entrepreneur and disruptive small business person the lack of persons personally accountable in that process distresses me, as it should you. That…

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I mumbled Export from Civil 3D things for civil engineers and surveyors; waved my hands about DWF; and then sent the folks off to go paint the fence and wash the dishes. As with many useful skills in life:

Doing Offers the Eyes to See


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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  export, layers, block, symbol, DGN, Layer Standards, Symbol Set

People say that Civil 3D is too complicated. I say, “Baloney.” The scientific exploratory facts and conjectures in the post that follows confirm this. We must boldly go where no one has gone before.

People say water is simple. The physicist says,

“Not So Fast”

Late last year the popular press picked up and announced the discovery of a fourth…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  WATT, Style, Style Management, layer state, Layer Standards

Autodesk folk say everyone wants an AutoCAD Civil 3D built their way. I believe professional civil engineers and surveyors really want their expensive Autodesk code to work and produce work that is acceptable to them and those that they deliver too. If that’s the goal of your AutoCAD Civil 3D customization, we can work with that.

We build and maintain the most downloaded, most used, and…

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The Release 7 Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 wave is almost upon us. Here’s the first swell in the set. We released a free Layer Standards Update this week to all the current Framework for Civil 3D products. That free download includes Release 7 Framework InstantOn and Jump Kit products for 2017, 2016, and 2015.

Framework customers get the good stuff. They ride the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  layers, Layer Standards, NCS, GSA, spreadsheet, CAD Standards