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

 

Lots of Survey and civil engineering design firms love our  InstantOn Basic and Jump Kit products because they reduce for them lots of the upfront work it takes to get AutoCAD Civil 3D producing real work in many releases. The Survey functionality inside C3D and IOB has vastly improved in the last couple of releases. The “I like IOB” by Survey folks always leads to questions…

  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags track, points, figures, survey, survey db, QA, QC, implementation, Project Management

In the previous post we talked about some basic issues with Corridor annotation if we rely on Surface Features to generate the annotation. I even proposed a new Surface Group Label that referenced all forms of horizontal control.

In early AutoCAD…

  Read more

Point Groups coupled with Description Key Sets provide us with a powerful environment to manage, display and annotate COGO point data in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Remember - YOU Rule the Points

 Point Display Representations

Prior to AU 2011 I wrote a post…

  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags point group, point display, point, Description Key Set

Points are not the Simple Stupid things they were in Land Desktop or other old AutoCAD based CAD apps. They have evolved and morphed to much More capable Features inside AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.

Unnerving My Point Is

Points About Points

Unquestionably…

  Read more

As a follow up to my previous post on Point Symbols, their management, custom Civil 3D templates, and Point Styles, I thought I ought to warn you of a AutoCAD Civil 3D Point performance gotcha. The method I pointed and highlighted in the post requires…

  Read more