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In the last couple of weeks a recent and necessary security fix for the Microsoft Net Framework seems to have savaged the AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Query Import and Export a file behaviors. Code that was stable and worked great for the last couple of years and multiple AutoCAD Civil 3D releases suddenly stopped working as advertised.

Odds are Autodesk will take a while to fix their now problematic…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags points, survey point, COGO points, figure, survey db, video

Over the years I’ve seen a lot of survey projects literally from the North Slope to Key West and points beyond. This entails getting my head around how a firm gathers, QAs, and publishes data without any of the normal context the doers have.

“Can your Framework for Civil 3D product do something like this?”

“Send…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey db, figure, setup, points, video, Description Key Set

Not all that long ago I posted about the Stranger Things regarding the Upside Down Civil 3D Point Export behaviors. In the recent rash of AutoCAD Civil 3D Service Packs and Updates Autodesk was kind enought to change the important command name and not mention it. While I address the topic a quick video is definately in order.  Yes. The older post was updated…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, points, symbol, export, video

Editable Digital Deliverable production for other CAD apps from AutoCAD Civil 3D is less of a pain today than in the past. However, it’s sad to say that all is not as it should be in Civil 3D Land. I suppose whether you believe the current behavior of the menu pick Export command (EXPORTC3DDRAWING) is buggy or a benefit depends on how you do things and what you are dealing with.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags export, COGO points, Point Style, survey point, DGN, surface

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