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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

 

We’ve been hard at work at continuously improving our annotative productivity in AutoCAD Civil 3D. If you missed the groundbreaking Alignment Based Point Groups post and the Better Deliverables in Civil 3D training videos, you could fix that. Intelligent…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags point group, points, point display, management, video

I hope you caught the recent planetary news out of Caltech that our solar system may indeed have a new ninth planet. Mike Brown, who led the crusade to change Pluto’s formal classification to a dwarf planet from a planet, and his research partner,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Description Key Set, point group, point, deliverables, video

What if someone built deliverable focused video training courseware for AutoCAD Civil 3D?
People ask for it. Why not?
What if that AutoCAD Civil 3D training included those bothersome real-world production details that simply drive you nuts?
What if the video courseware even included the intimate how to details that apply to all reasonably current versions of Civil 3D?

Civil…  Read more

We all want to talk about better automated Plan and Profile deliverables from inside AutoCAD Civil 3D. Heck. No, we don’t. Talk is cheap. We need the stinkin’ Labels to work for us not ag’in us. To win the war we have a lot to consider. Our old tactics may not cut it.

“This can’t be happing, man. This can’t be happening!”

Sure the Civil 3D Plan Production tools can create…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags deliverables, alignment, point group, video, publish on demand

People ask,
If AutoCAD Civil 3D is so dynamic, why isn’t there a way to connect Alignments to Points?
Good question.

One pat answer is:
“Alignments have so many kinds of useful Alignment label styles we really don’t need that sort of formal relationship.”
If it’s all about the documentation and annotative problem for Alignments, then that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags deliverables, publish on demand, point group, video, dynamic model