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

 

The Production Solution products for AutoCAD Civil 3D cover all the details. This support is provided in-depth and in simple to visualize content as well as in multiple resource files. We provide our customers with more choices that work together in an integrated and easy to understand way. See what's new in Release 6 here.  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags linetype, video, ncs 4.0, ncs 5.0, InstantOn

In the previous post we talked about the National CAD Standard (NCS) and International Standards Organization (ISO) recommendations about font faces in our plan sets. Read the In Font of the Face of Horror post.

In larger projects we also might have multiple CAD apps producing the work. Font…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags textstyle, special characters, font, NCS, linetype, symbol, Symbol Set

Don’t you find that the Lineweight property and functionality inside AutoCAD Civil 3D sometimes comes in pretty handy? Many Civil 3d users who are civil engineers, surveyors, and public works staff do.

Lineweight provides you with some instant visual feedback on screen of what the published or plotted output’s going to be. That, of course, assumes you’ve maintained the property.
Are…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags lineweight, linetype, ncs, ncs 4.0, ncs 5.0, lisp, tools

We talked about the need for out Release 5 AutoCAD linetype resources for AutoCAD Civil 3D last time. We support both NCS 4.0 and NCS 5.0 CAD Standards in our Production Solution products for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013, and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.

I’d argue we need to consider what we do with these flexible and adaptive linetypes…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags management, standards, linetype, layers, Layer Standards, layer state

If you’re an AutoCAD user, you’ve been wrestling with Linetypes since day one. I think we’d all agree that Autodesk hasn’t really done much to improve how this underlying core piece of ACAD technology works for way too long. Have we given up hope of any reprieve?

To Be or Not to Be

No, I’m not ignoring that somewhat improved linetype “plan readability” got added and cleaned up…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags linetype, management, standards, layers, layer state