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I’m not sure whether to laugh hysterically or cry uncontrollably. No, my on-going personal trauma is not about the Green New Deal which I think I’ve aptly renamed to HSSPHI -
How to Steal Something and Pretend to Help the Ignorant.

HSSPHI is pronounced…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags IYI, View, ViewFrame, named views, standards, Civil 3D 2019, Civil 3D 2018

Let’s face it. Most of the time we all tend to initially shoot for some form of published annotation. It’s a habit. For surveyors this means data out of Survey Dbs. The Lord knows, I hope you have moved beyond imported point files to better manage your survey data behind. You Civil 3D design folks heard that too? For civil engineers this often also means linear design stuff that needs to be annotated.


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What the heck is an Alignment based Point Group? What? You’ve never had to produce Plan and Profile sheets? Aren’t there lots of points you have to label and or symbolize relative to those View Frames slapped down along an Alignment? Sure View based Styles and Label Styles help a lot.

The Long and Winding Road

You know that’s not enough. You’ve all face this…

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Does it help to go to the end of things to discover how to make a better beginning?

We’ve been talking about the Alignment as the Design Control Manager for AutoCAD Civil 3D. The principals and concepts of Publish on…

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