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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

 

Great products actually get better and save you more time and effort. They can produce new unexpected, and even more useful results and opportunities. Our AddOn updates to the Production Solution products make a difference.

Our infamous Legends and Lists AddOn for many releases of AutoCAD Civil…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, spreadsheet, customization, implementation, points, AddOn, video

I’m an avid proponent of the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Dbs. If I need to track and annotate location in its many forms, I use them. We have multiple in-depth video series our Members can watch and learn about how to do that in your own projects. Productive stuff like how to get Survey data related to Alignments.

I’ve said before our old…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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

A point is a point is a point. Along came Civil 3D and turned all this simple stuff on its head. The idea was to make the whole point symbols and label thing more useful, less time consuming, and much more flexible. Down came the rain and washed the spider out.

It’s fair to say that most people said, You’ve got to be kidding.

Annotative Madness

Did…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags symbol, Symbol Set, block, Point Style, Point Label Style, COGO points

Do we get to the nuts and bolts of a numeric conversion of InstantOn Survey for AutoCAD Civil 3D after a couple asides that focused on some Process Linework nuances? Come on. This is Civil 3D. There is always more to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figures, survey, points, query

Let’s to take a moment for a brief, but important, aside before we pursue our discussion of a numeric Code conversion in InstantOn Survey for AutoCAD Civil 3D. Last time I made reference to Not Keys and BESTWay figures as Production Solution methods we can employ to reduce to our man-hour costs in field gathering.  

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure prefix db, Description Key Set, figures, codes, not keys, points