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AutoCAD Civil 3D can be the software surveyors love to hate. Maybe that should read hate to love? Unquestionably, Autodesk immediately messed with the established survey CAD workflows. In truth, they even messed with the core essential meanings of many familiar things like Point, Figure, and Alignment.

Historically, Autodesk also probably took way too long to sort out the…

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Most civil engineering and survey firms employ a simple form of codes in the Format column of their Description Keys. There’s no problem with that, but you may be missing some very useful functionality built into AutoCAD Civil 3D’s Description Keys Sets and annotative Label Style power tools.

Inside Civil 3D there is the simple and then there is the simply…

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This is the season for giving at the home of the best and most affordable Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D Styles collections for AutoCAD Civil 3D. We release yet another significant and free Release 7 Framework for Civil 3D AddOn this month. You can now get more from your Survey Db data faster, cleaner, and in more forms.

A Civil 3D Gift That Keeps Giving

All Release…

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Go ahead and say it out loud. There be lots of sizzle, hiss, and snake-like sound in that post title. Stomp about a bit in rattlesnake land. Do the same old things. You may miss the magic. Trust me. When you look down at your boot and there’s a mad, hissing snake wrapped around it and his fangs are buried in the boot leather you’re mighty glad you changed your Nikes. Time to change that nappy?

Once…

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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

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