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One of my long-standing Civil 3D wish list items is a basic form of elementary Audit functionality. I acknowledge that even the concept of some form of audit in Civil 3D is unlikely to reach high into an everyday Civil 3D user’s wish list for obvious reasons. We all get it.

“I already know what’s wrong with my drawing.”

You Manager types…

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The original Civil 3D development team initially refused allow us all to employ the available and built in Property Set Style definition tools in Civil 3D for many releases. We endured something like ten releases of Civil 3D without it. Arrrgh. A few of us Civil 3D developers asked. What’s the problem?

To build and employ Property Sets Civil 3D users would…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Property Set, Civil 3D 2020, Dynamo, Style, data, video, BIM, Style Management

We been discussing the Most Important Fact that How you use the Civil 3D interface in the manual manipulation of Parcel Segments matters. There is really a lot to keep track of and these skills obviously apply to more than just Parcels inside of AutoCAD Civil 3D. The key User interface use issues remain clear:

  • Cycle Your Focus
  • Selection Create and Edit Skills
  • What…
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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grips, grip edit, parcel, parcel segment, segment, property, selection

There's a reason the best players at the highest level of sport turn up at Training Camps to practice fundamentals. It works. These days they don't show up to get into shape. Today, they arrive in shape, because someone wants their roster spot. They still practice funDAmentals. Computer software isn't any different, but you don't have to sweat much to practice and perform.

OOP is Not an…  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags feature, property, OOP, user, training, management, standards