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What is Infrastructure? Better question - What is Operations Engineering? If our firm works in Civil 3D Land for any significant amount of time, the odds are a good portion of the firm income is generated in the Operations Engineering space. If we work in the governmental or agency side of things, we call this Public Works.

Operations…

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The on-going Style Maintenance of our Civil 3D Templates is a significant and complex information management problem. There is the raw numbers problem. There are lots of kinds of Civil 3D Feature Styles and many types of Civil 3D Label Styles for us to manage.

There is the larger critical path Style problem - the variety of purpose. The…

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Lest we forget - One of the most powerful new tools in Civil 3D 2020 is Dynamo for Civil 3D. Autodesk released a new Autodesk Dynamo for Civil 3D 2020 Update 2 right after the new year. The officially supported depth and breadth of the Dynamo scripting support for both raw AutoCAD and Civil 3D is much improved in Update 2.

Cool and important stuff like a…

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I prefer Gin over Vodka and a good IPA over both. I’m decidedly not James Bond. My car certainly doesn’t cut it. I totally missed the Cash for Clunkers thing. A stated choice of a lethal weapon would probably would not be polticially correct. We’ll avoid that trigger to focus on more important Civil 3D 2020.2 Update matters.

There have been Civil 3D related Updates and enhancements related…

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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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