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

 

I do promise to get back to Layer Standards mechanics and the NCS. CAD Standards can be befuddling mostly because they’re all about boring consistency and repetitive validation. Your brain goes numb. My mind goes numb. I’m not sure if that’s why I’m a numbskull, but this rant is more fun for the moment.

Ages and ages ago when Autodesk first introduced the Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags View, plan, View Features, parcel, topology, wishlist

We been discussing the Most Important Fact that How you use the Civil 3D interface in the manual manipulation of Parcel Segments matters. There is really a lot to keep track of and these skills obviously apply to more than just Parcels inside of AutoCAD Civil 3D. The key User interface use issues remain clear:

  • Cycle Your Focus
  • Selection Create and Edit Skills
  • What…
  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grips, grip edit, parcel, parcel segment, segment, property, selection

How you use the Civil 3D interface in the manual manipulation of Parcel Segments matters. There is really a lot to keep track of.
A number of User issues are clear:

  • Cycle Your Focus
  • Selection Create and Edit Skills
  • What You See is What You Want

The Parcel Posts - a study guide to Read and Test in AutoCAD Civil…

  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags parcel segment, parcel, selection

The fundamentals of the Parcel Dances of Free Form, Slide, and Swing we talked about in the last two Parcel posts. The Site Parcel topology engine helps us out a lot once we recognize what really happening behind the scenes. Most of the time, we’re going have to manually tune up the results of the automated Parcel design tools.

The ever present…

  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grip edit, grips, parcel segment, site parcel, parcel

Some say AutoCAD Civil 3D Parcels are a bitch. Parcels can run in packs like wolves. Last time we learned that the attached Parcel segment can perform the functions of the Alpha bitch in a wolf pack. She’ll try to keep the puppies in order.
These days we have “dog whisperers”.
As far as I know there have been few wolf whisperers in history since the bros Romulus and…

  Read more