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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

 

Autodesk officially announced earlier this week a new token-based method of combining Autodesk named account users and daily or occasional use Autodesk software licensing. The new licensing product is called Autodesk Flex. Flex will be available after September 24, 2021.

An Autodesk Flex token is not your…

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We all shuffle into the hot month of August. We might call this the month when Mediterranean wheat fields begin to become golden. Call the fields the Golden Ones. The Roman poets and comedians did. When we think about it, August – the golden one - appears to still carry some serious literary, historical, political chops.

What about august economic repercussions? Nah.   Read more

Inside Autodesk Civil 3D there are intimate, hierarchical relationships between an Alignment, its child Profiles, child Offset Alignments, their slope-controlled Profiles, Curb Return Alignments and their Connected Alignment and Profile cousins, and Intersections. Sooner or later, we discover that…

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I enjoy finding examples and folks who creatively learn to employ the Power of Not to production work in Autodesk Civil 3D. Huh? What the hay does the Power of Not mean? I trust that you do understand the difference between the Boolean logic of AND and OR in expressions. Eheh.

NOT is the third chord (the…

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Do we ask the right questions about Civil 3D and how we use it?
By definition…Probably not. We human beings tend to not ask questions about what we believe we already know how to do. We rely too much on habit. We could call this the human autopilot. The autopilot works 95%+ of the time. Our brains spend a good deal of invisible time behind the scenes working on those building those structures…

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