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I hear “We Are New to Civil 3D” a lot this time of year. It’s winter. Do civil engineers and surveyors finally have time to tackle new software? Nah. Maybe it’s because they got new hardware with Windows 10 and discovered their old software won’t even run? Nah. Maybe they decided to leave the LDT, Microstation, Eagle Point, or whatever old fold because there is no new work in their…

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Autodesk works continuously to improve AutoCAD Civil 3D. That’s a good thing. They had user meetings last week to prove it. Based on managed, corporate governance the development team works from a set of known goals towards a clear set of objectives. Does that mean that Civil 3D users actually can benefit from the new cool stuff? History demonstrates to all of us…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Jump Kit, Release 7, Style, Style Management, tools, video

Check out our latest Civil 3D Training and Civil 3D Help additions below. Nothing to be afraid of. You will discover we added a diverse collection of new Civil 3D Training Video and blog post content this month from a whole bunch of people. There are a bunch of quick links below to specific sections you should find useful, interesting, instructive,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags training, AddOn, video, Release 7

Resolutions is an interesting word. If we take the word apart, it contains the plural of the solutions word and the repeat predicate re - to do it again. The classic phrase “New Year’s Resolutions” makes sense. But interested minds want to know, why employ solutions that didn’t work the previous times? Time to resolve not to.

What…

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AutoCAD Civil 3D does next to nothing to encourage you to do externalize Survey Queries to work across projects. That should sound familiar? Autodesk often ignores the practical Civil 3D user management tools and only gets you 50% of the way there. We can fix that with better Civil 3D civil engineering design and survey…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Release 7, Jump Kit, survey, survey db, points, figure, surface, AddOn, video