We’re grinding through the last QAQC and packaging details of two major new releases of the Framework for Civil 3D 2020. The new Release 8 (NCS 6.0+) and Release 7 (NCS 5.0+) for Civil 3D 2020 will also update new, huge collections of Styles and Label Styles for our existing Framework for Civil 3D 2018.3 and Civil 3D 2019.2 customers.
Over the last few releases of Civil 3D Autodesk has made a pretty concerted effort to improve the design, analysis, and the important annotative functionality of Pipe and Pressure Pipe Systems. Many of us who use Civil 3D complain about all of this for good reason. For many civil engineering and survey organizations this type of work in their projects is their bread and butter. Particularly in operational…Read more
Folks who have known me for a long time understand that I am perhaps as much a database applications geek as a Civil 3D expert. SQL is an old friend. The truth be told, I initially learned AutoCAD back in the day in part to build parts of a location-based web sales engine. Nuts. There was no web then as we know it. My old Autodesk Reseller business had Visual Information Systems and nothing about…Read more
People call me up and ask important things to them like,
“How many Pipe Label Styles does your product include?”
“Ah…Let’s see. Civil 3D Gravity Pipe systems are really well covered. I lost count. Then again, for example and as a matter of perspective, there are even 360 Pressure Pipe Labels Styles alone supplied in the Framework. They cover every type of…Read more
Just about a year ago I wrote a post called Point Dreams in the Annotative View Space which dealt with some of the issues we all have with AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Features. There are lots of posts here about the Points beast for a host of reasons – mostly customer…Read more