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

 

Yeah. You probably noticed I haven’t yakked much about the new AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015. That’s a little Abby Normal. However, you might note that Autodesk seems to do the same thing. There is some good stuff in 2015 worth more than this new release blah blah blah.

Yeah. Our Production Solutions for 2014 already run fine in 2015. No biggy.
Upgrade, Open, Save and…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2015, Civil 3D, survey, survey db, linework, fbk, bugs, Windows 7, Windows 8.1

A recent InstantOn Basic customer stumbled upon an "issue" with AutoCAD Civil 2013.
I thought I'd pass it around and give others the warning and the pretty unacceptable workaround (without pulling your hair out) until Autodesk gets around to fixing it or I find out I'm just stupid and missed the obvious.
Hey. It happens.

The customer had a moderately sized parcel…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags bugs, parcel, site parcel, toolspace

Once in a while I read a post somewhere else that makes me nervous for the folks that read it.
The Being Civil blog is pretty good about not handing out bogus and/or partially incorrect information. No one is perfect. I've done it myself a few times with all the best intentions.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags bugs, Description Key Set, import, Style Management, management, standards

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…

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Is this part of your day in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012?

"In AutoCAD 2012 versions, mouse cursor freezes during pan or zoom command or when other commands are invoked. Also, general performance slowdown may be experienced. This typically happens if multiple External References (XREF) are attached to the drawing."

Autodesk released a Performance Slowdown Hotfix

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags performance, hotfix, bugs, 2012, Civil 3D, reference