As a follow up to my previous post on Point Symbols, their management, custom Civil 3D templates, and Point Styles, I thought I ought to warn you of a AutoCAD Civil 3D Point performance gotcha. The method I pointed and highlighted in the post requires…Read more
For reasons that I trust are pretty obvious to all by now, I routinely get lots of questions about AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Styles and their "strange" behaviors.
The Choices of Confusion
Inside Civil 3D we…Read more
In Hyannis, MA at the annual at the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE) Annual Convention late last month The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) announced the department will require future project submissions in AutoCAD Civil 3D beginning Jan 2012.
Let's just suppose you have to debug a nasty little points file or fieldbook file in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. You're a wiz now and fire up your Survey Db and do to town.
Survey Data Cleanup in 2012
The file(s) includes a bunch of figures that you have figure prefixes in your figure prefix database. The odds are absolute that the field crew didn't do a perfect job with either the…Read more
Earlier this week I wrote a post on the concept of employing NOT Keys in Description Key matches. Hopefully, you'll spend a few minutes scratching you head and consider how NOT Keys might help you and your organization. Someone asked for a bit More clarity...
A Simple NOT Key Structure for Manholes
MH[~ E, D, S, T]