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I had a government customer send me some sample survey data. They wanted some customized Production Solution product. Along the way I asked him if he used the Figure Prefix Db functionality in Survey in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

“We don’t need that. It’s a waste of time for us.”

Really?

Their simple municipal roadway data produced…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure edit, figures, survey db, survey figure, point group

Do we get to the nuts and bolts of a numeric conversion of InstantOn Survey for AutoCAD Civil 3D after a couple asides that focused on some Process Linework nuances? Come on. This is Civil 3D. There is always more to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figures, survey, points, query

There’s always just “one more thing” about Figure generation and the Survey Process Linework command to mention. These hidden details that are buried away in the AutoCAD Civil 3D help file are worth studying about and working through into our daily practice.
They enhance our AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey workflows.
Hopefully, you didn’t miss the last post…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figures, linework, figure db, survey db, codes

Let’s to take a moment for a brief, but important, aside before we pursue our discussion of a numeric Code conversion in InstantOn Survey for AutoCAD Civil 3D. Last time I made reference to Not Keys and BESTWay figures as Production Solution methods we can employ to reduce to our man-hour costs in field gathering.  

Oops.
It…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure prefix db, Description Key Set, figures, codes, not keys, points

In the last couple of posts I talked about classic Point Display Strategies and how to develop them.

Point Display Strategies - Part 1
Two Paths Out of the Woods - Part 2
The Point Director Method - Part 3
Point to My Match in Civil 3D - Part 4

In the last post we talked…

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