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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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Most years I spend the post-AU month of December at work on planned improvements to the Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D. This year is no exception. More about that next time. I trust you recognize that this does not mean that any of us can afford to have…

A Business as Usual Attitude

Far from it. If this last couple of months tells us anything, it screams that the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2018, Update, Subassembly, Survey, query, deliverables, iPOD

What does a Civil 3D User want for Christmas? Perhaps a way to produce more work in less time?
You all agree that would be a great present to receive.
We can do that. We can even guarantee your production Parcel delivery before the big day no matter what.
Let’s call…

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A couple of folks hit me up right away for more help on Best Fit Alignment and Best Fit Profile tools details in Civil 3D. I get it. We all get caught up in the recent Rehab Corridors post series and videos. The Rehab Corridors series and new AutoCAD…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, best fit, segment, landxml, iPOD, Civil 3D 2018, rehab, video

Last time we talked about the Neglected Features in Civil 3D. If we are going to learn to employ Intersections and Survey Dbs successfully for Better Information Management Execution (BIME), we are going to smash face first into the AutoCAD Civil 3D Design Control Manager- aka the Alignment. No…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags design control, alignment, iPOD, implementation, video, deliverables