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What goes around comes around. For reasons that are a mystery I’ve recently received a bunch of questions about the Export of Civil 3D project stuff in digital deliverable form. In other words, the folks want to publish digital copies of the Civil 3D data behind in their projects without the Civil 3D objects themselves.
“We want the results only” – whatever that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags iPOD, font, NCS, ISO, conversion, export, DGN, text, textstyle, special characters

Too often our AutoCAD tool user perspective tends to get in the way of productive work. Let’s put the issue in frank terms. People think we use AutoCAD to draw pictures. Well, don’t we? But AutoCAD employs data to create pictures. This is something entirely different. Civil 3D employs an even more structured form of data than raw AutoCAD. I like to call this…

The Civil 3D Data Behind

That…

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Civil 3D Land is awash with help and video resources. Those of us who prognosticate about the software all have our personal inventories of go-to resources. Is cadpilot.com one of yours? At times we experts act like the White House press corps repeating the crud purveyed by those around us without much consideration of our audience or their real world problems. Sorry, I too succumb…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Survey, Reference Template, legend, list, alignment, export

Sooner or later one of the infamous Autodesk Bartels Boys is sure to do a brief how to video on the AutoCAD Civil 3D Export command. Visit their site. There’s no harm in continuing education and the Export command should not be missed. Aren’t there more than one of them? Export commands…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, publish, publish on demand, iPOD, BIM, CAD Standards

I mumbled Export from Civil 3D things for civil engineers and surveyors; waved my hands about DWF; and then sent the folks off to go paint the fence and wash the dishes. As with many useful skills in life:

Doing Offers the Eyes to See

It DOES.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, layers, block, symbol, DGN, Layer Standards, Symbol Set