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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

 

My Super Bowl weekend I spent rebuilding my workday computer workstation. Sometimes the painful truth of the perverse nature of inanimate objects slaps you upside the head. We all know the drill. The whine is ready before its time. No drive whine for me. A new fat SSD rocks.

I probably install more versions of a lot of Autodesk apps than most folk. Afterall the Framework for Civil…

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Folks who have known me for a long time understand that I am perhaps as much a database applications geek as a Civil 3D expert. SQL is an old friend. The truth be told, I initially learned AutoCAD back in the day in part to build parts of a location-based web sales engine. Nuts. There was no web then as we know it. My old Autodesk Reseller business had Visual Information Systems and nothing about…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags pressure pipe, pipe network, PNID, Plant3D, WATT, Civil 3D, video

What does a Civil 3D User want for Christmas? Perhaps a way to produce more work in less time?
You all agree that would be a great present to receive.
We can do that. We can even guarantee your production Parcel delivery before the big day no matter what.
Let’s call…

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On the face of it the nuts and bolts of Export from AutoCAD Civil 3D isn’t all that trilling. If you do this all the time, you’ve got it down pat. If you only do it occasionally, it is easy to forget and overlook some of the nuance. If you’re starting out, Civil 3D Export can seem like a dark art. Ok. Lots of Civil 3D things may seem that way in the beginning.

Deep down…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, dwg, DGN, plan production tool, iPOD, publish on demand

In Civil 3D Land we all have a love to hate relationship with new product releases. Whether the new AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 is ready for prime time in your neck of the woods depends on lots of factors. I’m a long-time developer of Civil 3D template and Civil 3D style tool products. My perspective is somewhat different and yet very much the same. Your productivity matters. The implementation of new…

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