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

 

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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Last post we talked about basic tracking tools like User accountability, Autodesk Design Review, and employment of the Feature Description fields in AutoCAD Civil 3D and how they apply to QA tracking. Here’s how to employ AutoCAD Civil 3D COGO Point Features for QA/QC and fix tracking.

This works well in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013+. In older releases…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags QA, QC, points, Point Style, survey db, surface, track, survey, figures

In the previous post we talked about some basic issues with Corridor annotation if we rely on Surface Features to generate the annotation. I even proposed a new Surface Group Label that referenced all forms of horizontal control.

In early AutoCAD…

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The next InstantOn Basic 4 and Jump Kit 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 contain some necessary Code Set Style and more integrated Description Key Set stuff that should have been there all along.

We consider ourselves to be the Civil 3D user pit crew. Insufferable mechanics we’re always messing with the Civil 3D machine and trying to get the most out of the parts we’re supplied…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, Code Set Styles, codes, corridor surface, surface, label

Lots of folks are interested in Lot Grading with Corridors. Me too.
If you have to do grading work in hilly areas or even in the great flat, corridors rock and roll with the punches. This is true for every release of AutoCAD Civil 3D since 2010.
I've covered the topic in various webinars in every release. See some here.

The May 2012 Implementation

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, corridor surface, surface, grading