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


I mumbled Export from Civil 3D things for civil engineers and surveyors; waved my hands about DWF; and then sent the folks off to go paint the fence and wash the dishes. As with many useful skills in life:

Doing Offers the Eyes to See


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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, layers, block, symbol, DGN, Layer Standards, Symbol Set

Autodesk folk say everyone wants an AutoCAD Civil 3D built their way. I believe professional civil engineers and surveyors really want their expensive Autodesk code to work and produce work that is acceptable to them and those that they deliver too. If that’s the goal of your AutoCAD Civil 3D customization, we can work with that.

We build and maintain the most downloaded, most used, and…

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Today, the Framework makes AutoCAD Civil 3D symbols/blocks even easier to customize and maintain in multiple releases of AutoCAD Civil 3D. The Framework helps you look better and deliver exactly what you need to your clients with less customization effort. Imagine that!
That’s what the Framework for Civil 3D is all about.

We’ve released a new Symbol Exchange AddOn

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags symbol, Symbol Set, block, customization, spreadsheet, AddOn

The Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D comes with more blocks and Civil 3D Point Styles than you ever want to shake a stick at. That’s one reason surveyors and civil engineers love Jump Kit. They get to shake their own stick at Civil 3D and make it work for them instead of the other way around. Yeah. There…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Symbol Set, spreadsheet, customization, script, scriptcall

A point is a point is a point. Along came Civil 3D and turned all this simple stuff on its head. The idea was to make the whole point symbols and label thing more useful, less time consuming, and much more flexible. Down came the rain and washed the spider out.

It’s fair to say that most people said, You’ve got to be kidding.

Annotative Madness


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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags symbol, Symbol Set, block, Point Style, Point Label Style, COGO points