Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization


On release day I got couple of NCS 4.0 Symbol Set 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 questions.

I thought the answers might be useful for others. I love good questions :).

Symbol Set Q&A

Wondering if this is just the Symbol Set from the old Symbol Manager Library of the 'Days of Yore'.

Especially, when you write, "This civil engineering collection…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Symbol Set, symbol, Blocks Only, NCS, ncs 4.0

As a portion of the country recovers from days without power because of Irene here's a simple thought to consider...

Where did your SMH block come from?

When your org adopted Land Desktop the odds are you pretty much tweaked what came out the box. In the old days, DCA/Softdesk actually did a lot of the basic setup work for you. That was important to the software's adoption and…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Symbol Set, customization

Smart People want to know what's new and improved in the Jump for 2012. Since our 2011 product ran in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 on release day, how do we top that?

Our goal is simple.

A Higher Standard to Build On 

That goal entails that we provide our customers with an in-depth set of available, accessible, and manageable resources for AutoCAD Civil 3D…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags product, InstantOn, Jump Kit, Symbol Set, Blocks Only, 2012

When we initially set out to build the Jump Platform for AutoCAD Civil 3D, we recognized it was going to be a long-term effort.  To meet the demanding real world CAD Standards need of thousands of civil engineering organizations is a daunting task. If you try it even on just your own home turf for basic graphics, you're in for a challenge. Sometimes is seems everyone has to have a DIFFERENT opinion.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Blocks Only, Symbol Set, product, customization

What are thousands of counties, towns, agencies, consultants, civil engineers and their Autodesk Resellers going to do?
Customize AutoCAD Civil 3D from the ground up for each and every one or Personalize AutoCAD Civil 3D based on National Standards?

The WAVE is Coming…  

This is the reason I do this crazy little thing called Jump.

The…  Read more