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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

 

As a follow up to my previous post on Point Symbols, their management, custom Civil 3D templates, and Point Styles, I thought I ought to warn you of a AutoCAD Civil 3D Point performance gotcha. The method I pointed and highlighted in the post requires…

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Let's just suppose you have to debug a nasty little points file or fieldbook file in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.  You're a wiz now and fire up your Survey Db and do to town.

Survey Data Cleanup in 2012

The file(s) includes a bunch of figures that you have figure prefixes in your figure prefix database. The odds are absolute that the field crew didn't do a perfect job with either the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, survey db, survey landxml

Earlier this week I wrote a post on the concept of employing NOT Keys in Description Key matches. Hopefully, you'll spend a few minutes scratching you head and consider how NOT Keys might help you and your organization. Someone asked for a bit More clarity...

A Simple NOT Key Structure for Manholes

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