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

 

A couple of months ago I saw a Bentley software press release that announced that a couple of their civil engineering software products would now include support for the National CAD Standards 4.0. Ooooooo.

I'm rolling around on the floor laughing. Trust me. It's not a pretty sight.

Autodesk Did Not Even Notice

Autodesk didn't have to do anything to respond to this. An Autodesk…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags NCS, ncs 4.0, CAD Standards, implementation, Layer Standards, DOT, CADOT, Caltrans, FDOT

Civil 3D Styles can be mystifying. So many details and picky little properties that can overwhelm and confuse the best of us. As one valiant City staffer put it,

"I'm mired in Styles."

Hear this from a Jump customer,
"Get the Jump and fo' geta 'bout it."

Now you just have to explain and train your fellow ACAD or LDT experts what Civil…

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Right before the Super Bowl, we released another update to the basic Jump 4 Release products. Many of you have already visited us and pulled it. Thank you. 
We trust you'll employ it right away and...

Get to Work

In this latest update, we included a new set of "Light" Layer State files to address what I call the Light Meat Dark Meat quandary. How do you like your turkey?

People…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags layer state, layer color, Layer Standards, CAD Standards, NCS

We had a customer from an eastern state who was from a rather large civil engineering firm with offices all over the place. They tried out the Free Jump in one office and they liked it. As the office CAD Manager candidly put it, "yours (The Jump) beat the heck out of what we've produced internally".
They took the road to the higher standard and rolled out InstantOn Basic 4.

Fast…  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Layer Standards, NCS, ncs 4.0, standards, standard keys