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

 

How we annotate our Civil 3D Surface models with Contour Labels is far from the mindless task it first appears. Is anything in Civil 3D as simple as it first appears? Each and every Surface Contour Label can become many in Autodesk Civil 3D. We also face the somewhat unnerving deliverables publication challenge of What if.

What if our client’s…

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The Autodesk version of March Madness begins. Any day now the latest release of AutoCAD 2023 will hit the street. The Autodesk 2023 release is sure to provide us with productivity improvements. ACAD 2023 will ship with the usual collection of specialized AutoCAD Toolsets. Did you know that there are seven AutoCAD Toolsets? Can you name them?

An…

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Here is something serious to consider or maybe that is something to consider seriously? Here’s an intriguing notion about Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, and other Civil 3D resources development concerns what we might want to call The Is It Worth it in Civil 3D Paradox.

One side of the Civil 3D development coin says…

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The latest Framework for Civil 3D 2021.3 products officially hit the street this week.
The latest Jump Kit and Templates Only Release 8 products support the Civil 3D tools and features in the recent Autodesk Civil 3D 2021.3 Update.

The increased Liberty to Work in Civil 3D is the fundamental goal…

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Do we ask the right questions about Civil 3D and how we use it?
By definition…Probably not. We human beings tend to not ask questions about what we believe we already know how to do. We rely too much on habit. We could call this the human autopilot. The autopilot works 95%+ of the time. Our brains spend a good deal of invisible time behind the scenes working on those building those structures…

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