The latest and greatest Framework for Civil 3D 2022 products are on the street. Whew. Updates to the the Framework’s backend documentation and website support plays an important part in customer success with the products. We do try to pay attention to the details. I had the pleasure of rewriting the Framework Install instruction PDF to synch those written instructions with the supplied…Read more
I flap my lips, wave my hands about, and rant all the time about the importance of the Proactive System Management of the project-based Civil 3D data behind. Yes. This Civil 3D DREF stuff is important. A customer success story surrounding this Civil 3D model magic makes my day.
One Framework for Civil 3D customer, a Civil 3D CAD Manager for a good-sized…Read more
Most of us who employ Civil 3D in production environments are familiar with the mechanics to replace External References (XREF) in our working and/or publication drawings. The Survey dept updates the existing annotation for the proposed project’s Parcel map. Survey can overwrite the previously shared XREF drawing, and/or provide a separate and differently named drawing for project…Read more
Autodesk introduced a new and much improved manage Data References tool in Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.1+. Autodesk also cascaded that same mission-critical code back into the Civil 3D 2019.3+ Updates. If you employ a reasonably current version of Civil 3D, there is better Data Reference (DREF) fix it tool. At the time, Autodesk sort of made a big deal about this. We all know that some…Read more
Earlier this week Autodesk announced the purchase of ProjectExplorer for Civil 3D. ProjectExplorer is a unique editing, reporting, and custom reports tool for Autodesk Civil 3D from 3AM Solutions Limited, a privately owned UK-based third-party software developer.
Autodesk has made no immediate commitments or promises about how, where, and when the ProjectExplorer…Read more