Let’s face it. Some Updates to Autodesk Civil 3D are pretty much a no brainer. A new full release of Civil 3D may introduce new unforeseen problems into your project work and workflows. But those incremental Civil 3D Updates often fix important problems in the software.
The recent Civil 3D 2019.3 Update qualifies as one of those important no-brainer Updates.…Read more
The Framework for Civil 3D is a standard to build your standards from. The Framework is all about the Adaptive Systems Management of Civil 3D. Why is adaptive systems management important? Lacking a systems approach to CAD Standards in Civil 3D, we are confined to standards ruled only by the immediacy of preference.
Don’t get me wrong. Preference and choice…Read more
The original Civil 3D development team initially refused allow us all to employ the available and built in Property Set Style definition tools in Civil 3D for many releases. We endured something like ten releases of Civil 3D without it. Arrrgh. A few of us Civil 3D developers asked. What’s the problem?
To build and employ Property Sets Civil 3D users would…Read more
Everyone needs better and safer places for productive play in Civil 3D. There are mission critical personal and corporate reasons why we need better Civil 3D sandboxes in our civil engineering and survey organizations. How good is your Civil 3D sandbox?
Civil 3D skills are personal. Productivity improvement requires proactive time spent to learn to employ them. That requires a consistent…Read more
Days before the 4th of July holiday weekend, a non-customer emailed me to ask whether it was ok for him to employ the resources structure employed in the Framework for Civil 3D for his internal company standards for Civil 3D.
“Be my guest.
My only request is that if you find an improvement drop me another email that explains it.”
We document all…Read more