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Everyone who does roadway rehabilitation work for a living recognizes immediately there’s more to the story than can be covered in a quick demo of the basics of the new Civil 3D 2018.1 Rehab Tools. We walked through the essential dynamic Rehab Assembly functional details in a Civil 3D Survey context in the

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags rehab, Civil 3D 2018, Update, corridors, alignment, design, video, survey, figure, surface

The latest and greatest AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.1 Update includes new Rehab Corridor tools. There many city, county, and township road departments that employ the Framework for Civil 3D. I get questions about the new Rehab Corridor tools for good reason. Maintenance rehab projects are so common and such…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags rehab, corridors, Civil 3D 2018, Update, design, alignment, survey, survey db, figure, video

We wrapped up a previous post about the interpreted nature of point data in AutoCAD Civil 3D and the Civil 3D Point Display Priority Strategy with an argument that the Pareto principal, the famous 80 20 Rule, applies to our civil engineering…

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The AutoCAD Civil 3D resources structure of the Framework for Civil 3D works pretty well both to package up a whole bunch of diverse resources and to get those power-packed resources deployed, available, and implemented for Civil 3D users quickly. People sometimes email me and ask if they can use the structure.

You bet. I do point out that they can get a cheap copy that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags implementation, management, survey, query, video, Civil 3D 2018, CAD Standards

One of the Autodesk memes about AutoCAD Civil 3D is there are always a bunch of ways to get anything done. Variety is the spice of life. AutoCAD Civil 3D Point display is no exception. These varied methods to get to Point display resolutions are powerful. They can be overwhelming. That point may cause us disquiet or dismay. We can keep things the same and make ourselves more work or change our way…

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