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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

 

The Framework for Civil 3D is all about a better managed Civil 3D. We take that work seriously. The Release 7 Framework’s complete managed system fully supports multiple releases of Civil 3D including: Autodesk Civil 3D 2019, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017. If you need them, Release 7 versions…

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A CAD Manager for a large civil engineering firm complained to me about the difficulty of change in his organization. That sounds familiar doesn’t it. He wants to employ the Framework. To get his firm principals to see the light is hard. He delivered this oh so quotable moment:

“I sometimes feel like I’m an Indy car mechanic who has to replace tires, not in the pit, but on the racetrack…

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I fear that my provocative choice of title here may get this website black-listed as an alt-right or racist conspiracy perpetrator by the nameless and faceless algorithms at Google, Bing, FaceBook, Twitter, etc. As an admitted serial entrepreneur and disruptive small business person the lack of persons personally accountable in that process distresses me, as it should you. That…

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Autodesk finally got around to much-needed, major improvements in basic AutoCAD functionality to manage and employ both Named Views, the MVIEW command, and XREF layer overrides in all AutoCAD based software with the recent release of the AutoCAD 2018.1 Update.

It’s About Time – Our Time

These new and improved core AutoCAD tools should mean you can produce better…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD 2018, Civil 3D 2018, Update, layout, layers, layer state

People say that Civil 3D is too complicated. I say, “Baloney.” The scientific exploratory facts and conjectures in the post that follows confirm this. We must boldly go where no one has gone before.

People say water is simple. The physicist says,

“Not So Fast”

Late last year the popular press picked up and announced the discovery of a fourth…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, Style, Style Management, layer state, Layer Standards