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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 Release 7 Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 wave is almost upon us. Here’s the first swell in the set. We released a free Layer Standards Update this week to all the current Framework for Civil 3D products. That free download includes Release 7 Framework InstantOn and Jump Kit products for 2017, 2016, and 2015.

Framework customers get the good stuff. They ride the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags layers, Layer Standards, NCS, GSA, spreadsheet, CAD Standards

One of the great things about AutoCAD Civil 3D is that there are lots of ways to get things done. One of the worst things about Civil 3D is that there are lots of ways to get things done. The power of the Civil 3D Data Behind, the Clout of Style, and this dichotomy is often exemplified by how (well) we employ annotative Label Style.

Substance and Style

Both…

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At the root of the NCS system is the concept of Standard Keys. These are most often connected to the NCS rules of Standard Layers and the way drawing information is published. The concept and implemented practice of Standards Keys can do a lot more than that. We employ Standard Keys all over the place in the Production…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags standard keys, layers, implementation, customization, video

They say everyone wants an AutoCAD Civil 3D built their way. Mostly, I believe civil engineers and surveyors really need their expensive Autodesk code to work and produce work that is acceptable to them and those that they deliver too. If that’s the goal of your AutoCAD Civil 3D customization, we can work with that.

We build and maintain the most downloaded, most used, and perhaps deepest…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags customization, template, publish, publish on demand, symbol, block, layers

The new Release 6 of the Production Solution products includes better Layers and much improved Layer Standards Management tools. Yes. That means more real-world user productivity in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016.

The Freedom to Make Civil 3D Work

A new Overview video is now available from the Video Training page that reviews…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags layers, Layer Standards, Release 6