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The Autodesk Civil 3D team made some major progress on the functionality of Pressure Pipes in Autodesk Civil 3D 2021. Lordy, Lordy! They finally introduced the concept and practice of the Runs into the Pressure Pipe interface and tools. Ok. If we use that now famous and comely term “Lordy”, some tongue in cheek is clearly understood. It is sort…

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The Framework for Civil 3D out of the box supports multiple Layer Standards with adaptive conversion. The NCS 6.0, NCS 6.0 AIA and older NCS 5.0 flavors are supplied for example. Why would anyone want to do that? Everyone one knows one Layer Standard is nasty enough to maintain and employ. The common misconception of a Layer Standard at times sounds something like…

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Most of us in Civil 3D Land are fans and daily users of Autodesk Civil 3D. We all can guess, based on history and leaks in the Autodesk cistern, that we’ll be seeing the latest and greatest release of Autodesk Civil 3D 2021 any day now. The specifics of the new release may not knock your socks off. Many of us have other concerns at the moment. The…

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Last time, I went and talked about some dicey nuts and bolts of Civil 3D standards interoperability issues. One way or another we all must deal with these. Autodesk drops the Civil 3D standards interoperability issues bang down on the counter. Here’s your chewy-grounds coffee and a plate of swimming pigs in a blanket delivered by a gum-smacking, white-nailed waitress…

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Each time Autodesk releases a new release or Update of Civil 3D some smart folks decide to give the Framework for Civil 3D a whirl. I can’t say I blame them. When people update the software, they tend to want to improve things about their civil engineering and survey production environment. For good, practical reasons, almost no one initially wants to change everything all at once.…

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