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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

Lots of Survey and civil engineering design firms love our  InstantOn Basic and Jump Kit products because they reduce for them lots of the upfront work it takes to get AutoCAD Civil 3D producing real work in many releases. The Survey functionality inside C3D and IOB has vastly improved in the last couple of releases. The “I like IOB” by Survey folks always leads to questions…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags track, points, figures, survey, survey db, QA, QC, implementation, Project Management

I hope you’ve enjoyed my man in the straw hat posts. Ain’t history a little fun? We’ll get back to that tale of western tales real soon now.

This spring Autodesk finally put Land Desktop to rest forever - from their perspective anyway. Some folks must stumble and stagger into AutoCAD Civil 3D. I suggest they buy an InstantOn since it solves most of the upgrade problems…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, survey db, hotfix, 2013, Civil 3D, figures, landxml

No release of AutoCAD Civil 3D would be complete without some new Surface creation and edit updates. AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 is no exception. Surfaces in 2013 deserve a Civil 3D blog post or two of their own. We can be both more indirect or direct about our “data” references in Surface Features. Huh?

Queries About Survey and…  Read more