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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization

 

Lots of us must output sections. Sometimes it’s a single section; sometimes that means pages and pages of sections. There’s certainly no doubt that Section View production and specifically Section annotation is one of the more complex tasks in AutoCAD Civil 3D (lots of posts about Civil 3D sections here).

The…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2015, Civil 3D, section, Label Style, corridor, annotation, vlog, video

As a surface and grading geek I must say I love the Corridor engine in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Yes. I still employ a Feature Line or two (and even some Parcel Segments and Figures in design grading). I attack almost everything grading with a corridor model.  Inside the Corridor Feature you get better horizontal, vertical, and cross section control, more output, better roundtrips, and more options. All…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, alignment, profile, section, region, intersection, performance

Just about a year ago I wrote a post called Point Dreams in the Annotative View Space which dealt with some of the issues we all have with AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Features. There are lots of posts here about the Points beast for a host of reasons – mostly customer…

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In the previous post we talked about some basic issues with Corridor annotation if we rely on Surface Features to generate the annotation. I even proposed a new Surface Group Label that referenced all forms of horizontal control.

In early AutoCAD…

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The next InstantOn Basic 4 and Jump Kit 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 contain some necessary Code Set Style and more integrated Description Key Set stuff that should have been there all along.

We consider ourselves to be the Civil 3D user pit crew. Insufferable mechanics we’re always messing with the Civil 3D machine and trying to get the most out of the parts we’re supplied…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, Code Set Styles, codes, corridor surface, surface, label