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


We have this thing we call CAD Standards to improve our ability to communicate complex ideas and information to others consistently. When we talk "Standards" this means we are talking about forms of human language and interpretation. This is truly deep stuff. I won't go there. This is this practical post.

Seek and Find the Known Good

We need to take the time to assess if our current…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Style Management, Style Purge, Style Import

In the Jump Platform's InstantOn products, we intentionally try and keep the use of Expressions in the Styles as small as practically possible. This has to do with a practical Civil 3D Style Maintenance problem NOT the potential usefulness of Expressions in More complex Label Styles.

After all, most of our InstantOn…

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The AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Style Tools make my day. If you have to take care of Civil 3D Style and Civil 3D model Templates for yourself or others, I KNOW that will be true for you too. But even with these new 

Magic Buttons of Style

We still have that ETERNAL and EVERLASTING problem...

Where is the KNOWN Good?

We have this thing we call "CAD…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags template, style, Style Management, Style Import, PDCA, purge, style purge