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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization

 

I had someone call me up and ask me about the new National CAD Standard (NCS) 5.0. For some reason, I'm seem to be becoming an "expert" on the subject of civil engineers and the National CAD Standard. I'd previously posted a short news item back in May, but I hadn't talked about NCS 5.0 much here on the blog. That was not because I don't think it's important.

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Is is time to up the game for Civil Engineering firms and agencies employing AutoCAD based products in releases 2010 through 2012? I think so. I believe that a lot of people trying to get work out the door these days could use some More of the simple but essential things we all need - "The Good Stuff".

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Blocks Only, NCS, ncs 4.0, customization

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...

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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?

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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.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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

"What the heck is a Project Template? Why would I need such a stupid thing? We're doing projects all the time. We know how to manage our drawing files. Who needs that dumb junk."

Happy New Year!

The person who said this to me not long ago over the phone was a bit more irate and caustic than I am willing to put in print.

He works for a about a 40-person engineering…

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