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Autodesk officially announced earlier this week a new token-based method of combining Autodesk named account users and daily or occasional use Autodesk software licensing. The new licensing product is called Autodesk Flex. Flex will be available after September 24, 2021.

An Autodesk Flex token is not your…

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Autodesk Civil 3D is a virtual feast of fundamental capabilities for civil engineers and surveyors. We can easily debate whether the resultant Civil 3D complexity is the result of the considerable depth of function built into the software or whether the sheer number of potential Civil 3D workflows is an obstacle to users all by itself.

We could also argue that such attention is unwarranted.…

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The maintenance, upkeep, and Updates of our on-going Civil 3D Projects are a big deal for most of us in Civil 3D Land. Some persons handle that entire structure and process personally. Other groups plan to do it corporately. A few manage to Collaborate Pro. Most of the time, we all simply row and bail like mad to…

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Any exhaustive discussion about the large topic of the Alignment in Autodesk Civil 3D is a serial and long-term effort. Even the familiar fundamentals of civil engineering Horizontal Control are nuanced for this one of many roles for the Civil 3D Design Control Manager. We certainly need to align our thinking with the Civil 3D functional and workflow…

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We all work today in one Release of Civil 3D or another. Folks these days appear to wait until Autodesk releases the Civil 3D Update 1 of any particular Release to move on. Only then do they begin to deploy and employ the latest and greatest of Autodesk Civil 3D. Makes sense to me.

Lots of other folks continue choose to remain one or more releases back from the current “bleeding” edge release.…

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