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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

 

You do it. I do it. Most of us do it in Civil 3D. We employ no plot solid hatches as masking devices in our blocks to make the output we want to produce work when we publish. Put another way, we want our white space in the right place for a bunch of readability reasons.

Note to self.
Please resist the temptation to turn we want our white space in the right…

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Our preference of graphic symbols/blocks may become problematic in our Civil 3D customization. Managed systematically blocks can make your Civil 3D Standards more flexible and adaptive. These simple AutoCAD things can have a significant impact in our project work. Case in point - If I change all the block representations in a project drawing by refining the blocks, your all too familiar work can…

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I’ve had a rash of product and consulting service inquiries from new and potential Framework for Civil 3D customers with some astounding Civil 3D implementation upgrade issues. These days I guess the politically correct tech term is challenges not issues or problems. The change and implementation difficulties these folks face remain all too real. Lest you think you, I, or anyone else is…

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Your organization or firm invested money in the world’s most popular civil engineering and design software – Civil 3D. You (or someone else) will have work hard to make the Autodesk Civil 3D software run productively and publish your civil engineering design or survey work acceptably.

Every Civil 3D expert and most experienced Civil 3D users will tell you, “You need a Civil 3D template.

They’re…

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I do get interesting questions from the people who manage the Civil 3D production environments for organizations. These folk tend to be “smarter than the average bear” to quote that famous Yogi. He knows best about those things, Boo Boo. Most questioners are pretty well-informed and opinionated about all things Civil 3D. This make sense. The nature and natural selection of their jobs depend…

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