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There’s always just “one more thing” about Figure generation and the Survey Process Linework command to mention. These hidden details that are buried away in the AutoCAD Civil 3D help file are worth studying about and working through into our daily practice.
They enhance our AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey workflows.
Hopefully, you didn’t miss the last post…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  figures, linework, figure db, survey db, codes

Let’s face it - Surfaces play a huge role in civil engineering and survey work. When I train people in AutoCAD Civil 3D surfaces I almost always get a question that runs something like this,

Is there any way for us to see what changes we’ve made to a Civil 3D Surface?

Quality control is everyone’s problem. Both Survey and Design folks ask this. Whatever you gather in the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  surface, Style, TIN, survey db, InstantOn Survey, qa, qc

Seems to me there’s always one more important thing you forget to mention whenever you talk about anything in AutoCivil 3D. Survey Figure generation is no exception. In my last post I brought up the ongoing big ones that seem to puzzle and perplex many surveyed users.…

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An InstantOn Basic customer asked me to clarify and summarize the basics of Figure editing in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and 2013. Makes sense to me.

Where the Heck is the Figure?

The first user head space issue to resolve is,

“Where are the real figures?
Are they in my drawing?
Or are they in the current Survey Db?”

I think…

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