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For reasons that should be obvious, I get questions all the time about configuring and implementing Civil 3D from customers both small and large. Always happy to help. To get Civil 3D to run is sort of built into the automated Autodesk install. How those install defaults allow the software work are probably not exactly what most people want to employ in a real Civil 3D production environment. You…

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Go ask Alice. The Civil 3D installs of resources for the Framework for Civil 3D isn’t difficult. Things thankfully do not change much release to release and update to update. The detail can be confused (or loco or local) as we must roam around in the Windows Sea of Security Screams.

Many others and I call the default AutoCAD install resource paths the Rabbit Hole.…

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The latest One AutoCAD 2020 release is now on the street. The One AutoCAD includes a host of specialty Toolsets in addition to the improved core AutoCAD functionality. The AutoCAD 2020 improvements include a focus on faster installs, quicker saves, and better integration of common AutoCAD tools, and interface mechanics for all the supported Toolsets.

AutoCAD 2020

AutoCAD…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD 2020, Toolset, Map 3D 2020, release, block, purge, install

The Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D by default employs the concept of project-based resources.
Why? Many civil engineers and surveyors work on projects with different design, survey, and deliverable requirements. Therefore. a project based approached to those specific resources makes the most sense. This is not always the way things are in your local version of Civil 3D Land.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags install, AutoCAD Profile, implementation, customization, deployment, video

The 2015 Release Production Solution products are on the street and available for download.
Whew! Next…
If you have a new product, you need a new install video. Right. Not. Well, we really did need to deal with people moving to Windows 8.1 or even Windows 7 for the first time.

The new 2015 Release 5 install videos are here. The first install videos are…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Release 5, video, install, 2015, Civil 3D, setup