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

 

Some of our Jump customers have requested More in-depth support for additional NCS compliant utlities and other common roadway and site features. This isn't rocket science, but reducing the tedium, cleanup, and CAD Standards issues for AutoCAD Civil 3D and AutoCAD is what we do. We mean it when we say The Jump is...

"A Higher Standard to Build On"

More of What You Need

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Symbol Set, Blocks Only, points, Description Key Set

Earlier this week I wrote a post on the concept of employing NOT Keys in Description Key matches. Hopefully, you'll spend a few minutes scratching you head and consider how NOT Keys might help you and your organization. Someone asked for a bit More clarity...

A Simple NOT Key Structure for Manholes

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We're hard at work wrapping up the packaging for a new Jump 4 InstantOn Survey product. A bunch of people asked for it. 
They think a huge set of preconfigured Description Keys, a Description Key Set collection, with linked Point Styles (based on known National Standards), the matching Figure Prefixes, Figure Styles, etc might be of use to a few organizations.…

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I won't claim credit for creating the great term "civil lobotomy". It was tweeted to me by a new follower (thanks John) in response to my Dumb it Down to CAD post. Isn't the growth of social networking and our human language good at providing new ways to talk about poignant topics? 

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Civil 3D Features and their built in Tooltips can be really helpful. One of my favorite improvements in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 is the fact that the Tooltips are generally much more refined. In older releases, you could easily be overwhelmed by Tooltip feedback from every Feature in the neighborhood.

These days you have to mouseover something visible to get Civil 3D Feature tooltip feedback.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags bugs, hot tip, point display, point, performance, customization