Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization


The Framework for Civil 3D is designed and built to be a consistent, robust, and adaptive managed system to help organizations and daily Civil 3D users employ Civil 3D in actual production project environments.
The Framework is The Adaptive System to Build Civil 3D Standards.
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There is an important fact surprises many people: Most of our civil engineering and survey customers already had their own set of Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D styles when they adopted the Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D. These folk recognize the simple fact that reinventing and maintaining the AutoCAD Civil 3D torture wheel is a significant waste of time, energy, and money. They…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags template, project template, sheet template, sheet set template

In Civil 3D Land we all have a love to hate relationship with new product releases. Whether the new AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 is ready for prime time in your neck of the woods depends on lots of factors. I’m a long-time developer of Civil 3D template and Civil 3D style tool products. My perspective is somewhat different and yet very much the same. Your productivity matters. The implementation of new…

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We have a bunch of new release AutoCAD Civil 3D customers. What are people waiting for?

It’s about time to rehash the essentials of Sheet Set Template customization. Honestly, nothing significant has changed very much since the release of the AutoCAD 2006 products – a nice tweak here and there.

The same inherent madness and Autodesk built-in weirdness remains. (sigh)  Read more

People organizations and make AutoCAD Civil 3D implementation too big a deal. It isn’t rocket science. Civil 3D is a software tool. It may be a big, new tool, so a bit of caution is probably in order. The fact of the matter is, we actually already know how to do it. We’re engineers.

The Mission Impossible

Houston. We have a problem.” Yes. Barring a miracle, the astronauts…

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