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Within a back to Civil 3D fundamentals series of posts, there is no way to dodge Survey in Civil 3D. Survey is too essential to the workflows and process of not only survey organizations, but to civil engineering and other full-service AEC design firms as well. The difference between what most people think Survey in Civil 3D can do and the actual survey production capabilities can be staggering…

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If we employ Civil 3D, we need to understand there is a tension - a difference between our Preference and Production Performance. We build and maintain our Civil 3D Standards to improve our ability to communicate complex ideas and information to others consistently. We also recognize that there are important collaboration and/or project team considerations at play…

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Our preference of graphic symbols/blocks may become problematic in our Civil 3D customization. Managed systematically blocks can make your Civil 3D Standards more flexible and adaptive. These simple AutoCAD things can have a significant impact in our project work. Case in point - If I change all the block representations in a project drawing by refining the blocks, your all too familiar work can…

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I’ve had a rash of product and consulting service inquiries from new and potential Framework for Civil 3D customers with some astounding Civil 3D implementation upgrade issues. These days I guess the politically correct tech term is challenges not issues or problems. The change and implementation difficulties these folks face remain all too real. Lest you think you, I, or anyone else is…

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We introduced in the latest Release 8 versions of the Framework for Civil 3D for Civil 3D 2019 and Civil 3D 2018, a much improved and innovative form of Civil 3D Style library collection. We call these Civil 3D Style library collected resources - Adaptive Template Building Blocks. It’s a new thing in Civil 3D Land.

People have asked, “What…

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