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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

 

One of my long-standing Civil 3D wish list items is a basic form of elementary Audit functionality. I acknowledge that even the concept of some form of audit in Civil 3D is unlikely to reach high into an everyday Civil 3D user’s wish list for obvious reasons. We all get it.

“I already know what’s wrong with my drawing.”

You Manager types…

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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

AutoCAD supports the core Microsoft (Excel) table object directly these days. Odds are you already know this. It has actually been true for a number of releases. I don’t mean the old Windows OLE technology.  To be specific - if you directly copy and paste a selected range of cells from Excel into AutoCAD, you will get an OLE object result. The same OLE result happens if you paste out of Word and…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags tablestyle, table, list, excel, video, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Map 3D