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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

 

Civil 3D Corridors become ever more useful for Site Design tasks. If we insist that our old school CAD perceptions of the civil engineering design issues and workflows are correct, in effect, we believe that our old AutoCAD habits and skills are more important than any new Civil 3D skills and the ever-increasing capabilities of Civil 3D itself. This is us being human. This is just…

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Autodesk says Multiple Dynamic Baselines (MDB) is a new software feature for Civil 3D 2018. Don’t you love that Autodesk acronym anachronism. Civil 3D’s new form of MDB is actually a synergistic capability that results from the combination of classic Corridor Baselines and Regions the other new features and tools…

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Civil 3D Figures happen to be a most excellent adventure in how the simple is sophisticated. This post resolves to save surveyors and civil engineers man-hours in ways you do not expect.

CAD people tend to trust in the picture. AutoCAD Civil 3D does not. We can create Civil 3D Features from CAD primitives (yes even non-ACAD ones). We can explode and export from Civil 3D Features and get…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure, survey db, figure db, feature line, feature, Style, video

One of the more interesting aspects of life is that the things we at first do not understand lead us directly to unexpected and new forms of often useful enlightenment. Sadly, this does not happen for everyone all the time. The current bemused ramblings of leftist political pundits comes to mind.
Changing our perspective takes real work. Understandably that’s something most of us often seem to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags feature line, priority, site parcel, site design, parcel, corridor, surface, video

Seems to be the week for odd News, Productivity Packs, and things I missed getting out the new Release 7. Strange Feature Line things happened to me in Civil 3D 2016. Do they happen to you? Then I discover that AUDIT is my problem. Huh? Say What?

Autodesk does not exactly advertise this AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 SP2 problem. Dumb.…

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