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The first update for Autodesk Civil 3D 2020 is now on the street. We are sure to see a rash of new Civil 3D 2020.1 Update feature demo videos is the coming days. Some are already available. There’s a remarkable amount of bang crammed into this rather pint-sized Civil 3D 2020.1 Update.

Lots of folks wait around for the Update 1 as though the Autodesk Civil 3D development…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Update, Release 8, video

Let’s face it. Some Updates to Autodesk Civil 3D are pretty much a no brainer. A new full release of Civil 3D may introduce new unforeseen problems into your project work and workflows. But those incremental Civil 3D Updates often fix important problems in the software.

The recent Civil 3D 2019.3 Update qualifies as one of those important no-brainer Updates.…

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It’s safe to say that I flap my lips about all things Civil 3D a lot in this Jump on Civil 3D blog. For the sake of the search sanity for all, we try limit the published posts on the cadpilot to about 750 posts. That number doesn’t count all the content squirrelled away in the Members section nor content and courseware I produced for customers.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Civil 3D 2019, Release 8, Release 7, help, website, video

Each time Autodesk releases a new release or Update of Civil 3D some smart folks decide to give the Framework for Civil 3D a whirl. I can’t say I blame them. When people update the software, they tend to want to improve things about their civil engineering and survey production environment. For good, practical reasons, almost no one initially wants to change everything all at once.…

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You have a classic Civil 3D Template that works. You are just about already good to go with a simple TREF implementation using the Reference Template Tool. What’s a TREF? In Civil 3D we know all about and employ XREFs (external reference drawing files), DREFs (Data references to the Civil 3D data behind), and IREFs…

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