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Back on January 19, 2016 LandXML.org announced an enhanced schema for the latest draft of LandXML 2.0. If you pay attention to the listed details below from the LandXML front page (see below), you’ll notice a lots of things that might be applicable to Infraworks 360, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Navisworks.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags landxml, geoJASON, Civil 3D, Infraworks

I hope you’ve enjoyed my man in the straw hat posts. Ain’t history a little fun? We’ll get back to that tale of western tales real soon now.

This spring Autodesk finally put Land Desktop to rest forever - from their perspective anyway. Some folks must stumble and stagger into AutoCAD Civil 3D. I suggest they buy an InstantOn since it solves most of the upgrade problems…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, survey db, hotfix, 2013, Civil 3D, figures, landxml

Let's just suppose you have to debug a nasty little points file or fieldbook file in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.  You're a wiz now and fire up your Survey Db and do to town.

Survey Data Cleanup in 2012

The file(s) includes a bunch of figures that you have figure prefixes in your figure prefix database. The odds are absolute that the field crew didn't do a perfect job with either the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, survey db, survey landxml

For reasons AutoCAD Civil 3D Beta and More, I've been playing around a lot with Offset Alignments and Widenings. Indeed I am somewhat torturing the poooor Autodesk Beta QA people with a some baffling array of "challenges". Good news. They are being responsive and that means 2012 will be better :)

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, offset, widening, parcel, landxml