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A couple of times a year members of the latest NCS steering committee drop me a line or give me a call. Why? I certainly have professionally known some of those folks for a long time. Some obviously even read this blog on occasion.

Clearly, the Framework for Civil 3D (and all its earlier product incarnations) has long advocated the employment of the NCS in the civil engineering…

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People do ask about why the Framework for Civil 3D has different numbered Releases than AutoCAD Civil 3D itself. Let me count the ways. Here are 1000 words that could rock your world.

Fundamentally, a Framework Release supports multiple releases of Civil 3D. Release 7 of Framework supports Civil 3D releases from the current 2018.2 all the…

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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

It DOES.

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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