Jump On Civil 3D Blog

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

 

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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Got Mr Fusion. Are you ready to travel? Did you blow dry this morning?
To quote the Bay Area 80’s jazz funk by Huey Lewis and the News from Back in Time

“All I wanted to do, was play my guitar and sing”

Geez. I hate to admit that I almost bit off more than I could chew this spring. I set out the clean up the humongous Style…

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Someone asked how can we to get a start employing Reference Templates in our civil engineering and survey projects in Civil 3D. What the heck. We have XREFs and DREFs. What’s not to like about Civil 3D TREFs? I prefer the TREF shorthand. Maybe it could be REFT so as not to confuse the unwary. REFT just looks like someone misspelled LEFT. Not so…

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We’re grinding through the last QAQC and packaging details of two major new releases of the Framework for Civil 3D 2020. The new Release 8 (NCS 6.0+) and Release 7 (NCS 5.0+) for Civil 3D 2020 will also update new, huge collections of Styles and Label Styles for our existing Framework for Civil 3D 2018.3 and Civil 3D 2019.2 customers.

Say…

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Over the last few releases of Civil 3D Autodesk has made a pretty concerted effort to improve the design, analysis, and the important annotative functionality of Pipe and Pressure Pipe Systems. Many of us who use Civil 3D complain about all of this for good reason. For many civil engineering and survey organizations this type of work in their projects is their bread and butter. Particularly in operational…

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