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If you must employ both Autodesk and Bentley civil engineering software some more help has arrived. In late October Autodesk released the Autodesk Civil Engineering Data Translator (CEDT) to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 subscription customers via the Autodesk Subscription Center.

Do We thank the Converts

One supposes we have one or more Autodesk State DOT customers to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Bentley, Translator, conversion, Civil 3D, 2015, alignment, surface, profile

When we talk about ripples are we talking about wave functions or particle behavior? This physical quandary led to our modern “quantum” perspective of the physical universe. That new relativity changed how we think about Everything. That changed What and How we do many things…even reading this blog post.

Certainly, the storm surges from storms like Sandy and her topical cousins will continue…

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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…

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In the last couple of posts we chatted about employing AutoCAD Civil 3D COGO Point Features as quality assurance and quality control devices. In the last post we talked about the basic setups of Features, Style, and Sets required to make Tracking By Point work.

How About Some Practical Production Tips

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I often get variations of questions surrounding Best Fit Alignments and Best Fit Profiles. Both are really useful AutoCAD Civil 3D commands particularly when you have gathered Survey data and must supply something that delivers and documents the real world. One of my favorite questions:

How am I supposed to create a Best Fit Profile?
The command…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, profile, best fit, Profile View, survey, survey figure, figure