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Civil 3D ships with a number of types of Civil 3D templates. Historically, our attention immediately gets drawn to the Civil 3D Model Templates. We all want the pictures on the screen to make sense. You probably noticed that most of the Civil 3D Standard Styles don’t do that or maybe just barely. I argued from the first beta of Civil 3D that Civil 3D Styles sooner…

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Civil 3D maintenance and upkeep is a huge topic. The better cures for the most common Autodesk Civil 3D maintenance issues are probably best administered in small doses over long periods of time. Rather than having to lose 20 pounds, it is far better to never gain those extra pounds in the first place. Sadly, that’s not usually how it gets done out here in the real world.

If we think about…

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Should we rename this post Civil 3D Reference Templates are Derived and Dependent? My use of classic Latin references does sometimes gets in the way. However, the Latin verb redux combines well the concepts of both derived and dependent. In the case of Style references in Autodesk Civil 3D, the combined implication…

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Inside Autodesk Civil 3D there is the large, critical path Style problem. There is real user need for Style Choice. Civil 3D Styles have a variety of purpose. There are clearly Styles and Label Styles we need to employ for different purposes. Civil engineering design and survey processes involve creation, edit, QAQC, and an increasing number of…

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Let’s have a Happy New Year with Civil 3D. Should we wrap up the calendar year 2023 and unwrap a collection of the Top Ten Civil 3D Production Tips? Why not. Everyone loves a top ten list. I used the production word here not the productivity one even though both do apply in this context.

This post has a decided Civil 3D management and implementation bias…

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