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

 

Just about a year ago I wrote a post called Point Dreams in the Annotative View Space which dealt with some of the issues we all have with AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Features. There are lots of posts here about the Points beast for a host of reasons – mostly customer…

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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