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

 

In Civil 3D Land we hear this compliant all too often. I believe that it is safe to say that I have a healthy respect for the complexity of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Needless to say the Framework for Civil 3D is deep, detailed, and robust because all of that is required. This is a good capability thing in the end, but bad training news in the beginning.
In training sessions l like…

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This July 4th weekend NASA managed to drop the Juno probe into orbit around Jupiter. This was accomplished by autopilot. The press treated that like it was something new. There was some doubt? If the folks at JPL and NASA mess that up “your fired” would the operative phrase. The whole idea of an irradiated Juno buzzing around the head of Father Jupiter got me thinkin’…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, Release 7

This weekend is Memorial Day. Our flag will fly at my house. This day it a testament to the painful price that is all too often paid for the freedom established by our great Republic. I am lucky. I represent the first generation in my direct family who didn’t have an immediate family member die in a war. Sadly, I do know I have more distant relatives who perished in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Contrary…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

“Good God, man! What do you mean ‘Adaptive CAD Standards for AutoCAD Civil 3D’? We have a hard time getting to any CAD Standards working in Civil 3D.”

Now don’t get prideful. We were all there at one time. I hear statements like this all the time from people in organization’s you probably know or have heard of. I recently saw this post from only a year ago that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, Autodesk University, customization, implementation

Heck. No.
Linetypes work. Hardly anyone needs to mess with linetypes anymore. They are available standard linetypes for almost everything in every CAD discipline. With some adjustment they even work across multiple drafting disciplines. What do you mean by linetype style anyway?

Autodesk, please don’t change what works.

Heck. Yes.
The…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags linetype, Style, WATT