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

 

Autodesk continues to improve and change Civil 3D behaviors from one Civil 3D Update to another and from one Civil 3D Release Upgrade to another. Out here in Civil 3D Land we must learn to adapt to those changes or continue to perform our civil engineering and survey work in older versions of the software. Most folks tend to.

Are we proactive…

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What is a Civil 3D Project Sandbox? If we create, edit, and manage Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, and other Civil 3D production resources we have a Civil 3D Project Sandbox. We may not call it that. At the bare minimum this vital and mission critical Civil 3D resource is a single example drawing we employ to develop, edit, and manage Civil…

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Here is something serious to consider or maybe that is something to consider seriously? Here’s an intriguing notion about Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, and other Civil 3D resources development concerns what we might want to call The Is It Worth it in Civil 3D Paradox.

One side of the Civil 3D development coin says…

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Here is an important fact that may surprise you: Most of our civil engineering and survey customers already had their own set of Civil 3D Templates and Civil 3D Styles when they purchased the Framework for Autodesk Civil 3D. These folks recognize the simple fact that reinventing and maintaining the Civil 3D torture wheel is a significant waste of…

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Do we ask the right questions about Civil 3D and how we use it?
By definition…Probably not. We human beings tend to not ask questions about what we believe we already know how to do. We rely too much on habit. We could call this the human autopilot. The autopilot works 95%+ of the time. Our brains spend a good deal of invisible time behind the scenes working on those building those structures…

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