Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

Civil 3D Land is awash with help and video resources. Those of us who prognosticate about the software all have our personal inventories of go-to resources. Is cadpilot.com one of yours? At times we experts act like the White House press corps repeating the crud purveyed by those around us without much consideration of our audience or their real world problems. Sorry, I too succumb…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Survey, Reference Template, legend, list, alignment, export

Autodesk does not make it apparent in AutoCAD Civil 3D that you can table notes, lists, etc. tied to markers of any sort you choose. As we saw before in Not So Simple Tables in Civil 3D all this moved out of the Autodesk vertical applications and into AutoCAD long ago. Many folk are left a bit befuddled particularly…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags table, tablestyle, list, details, annotation, legend, AddOn, video

We released an upgraded Legends and Lists AddOn for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017-2015 last week. The recently released version includes new AutoCAD tablestyles, the basic Legend templates, and the bevy of Civil 3D Style tools you need. If you are a Release 7 Framework for Civil 3D customer,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags legend, list, table, tablestyle, point, video, survey db, query

I planned a video blog post on Nonlinear Corridors. However, I’ve been silenced by a nasty summer cold and a severe case of laryngitis. I should make a TV commercial. Recording that nonlinear video post will have to wait a bit.

Symbols Can Go Nonlinear Elsewhere

People do ask me,

“How do I customize the blocks in the Production Solution products?…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags customization, block, symbol, Symbol Set, AddOn, legend

We’ve all been annoyed for a long time that AutoCAD Civil 3D doesn’t have a built in Symbol Legend or Abbreviation List generator tool. That was a tool that all old CAD drafting software just had to have. Look all you want through all the many Ribbon menus of Civil 3D and this “simple” tool is nowhere to be found. Arrrrgh!

My bet is you make your current Civil 3D Legends, Lists, and the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AddOn, InstantOn, tablestyle, points, Description Key Set, legend