The Layer Manager Tool Palette Tool is the most wasteful tool in Civil 3D. The Layer Manager is useful and powerful tool because of what the tool does – Control the many dynamic properties of Layers in AutoCAD-based apps.
The impact of the AutoCAD Layer within the scope of CAD software history is pretty interesting. The named Layer instead of the numbered Level is certainly a big reason…Read more
The end-of-year week always seems to be chock full of work. I do try to tie up all the loose ends and miscellaneous fixes for our products and for clients to start the next year with a higher level of better.
A powerful and complete set of tools and resources like the Framework for Civil 3D contains lots of detail and nuance. All of that detail is required to deliver on…Read more
Civil 3D’s Object Layer Drawing Settings are extremely useful. The Civil 3D Object Layer Settings automatically make the layer assignment for each specific Civil 3D Feature – those things in the Civil 3D Toolspace.
We know that can confuse the Civil 3D newbie. Each of the various components of each specific Civil 3D Feature can be displayed on completely…Read more
Don’ ya know that the funny thing about all Standards is they do change. Hopefully, the change is an improvement for the better. These changes should mean we can get more work out the door with less effort. Ok. Sometimes it seems that the Loki, the Norse god of trickery, calls the standards shots.
Any incremental standards update always means getting our heads around a new form of daily…Read more
MoreCompetency, Inc released a new and updated open source list of our Civilized Keys for NCS 6.0. These are specific to the NCS 6.0 release. By popular customer request we included in this updated NCS 6.0 list all the AEC Discipline Keys in addition to the traditional Survey and Civil discipline ones supported directly in the Framework for Civil 3D in the past. In other words,…Read more