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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

 

I hate the NCS. I love the NCS. We all love and hate the National CAD Standard. We can all appreciate that things created by committee come with a bit of backside. This love/hate dichotomy is perhaps especially true for us civil engineering and survey types who historically hardly had a place at the NCS committee tables in the first place.

At cadpilot.com we’ve certainly done what we can…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags textstyle, font, NCS, ISO, standards, standard keys

For understandable reasons I am often involved in Textstyle and AutoCAD Civil 3D Label Style discussions. A common one is about the simplex.shx font versus the Windows Arial Truetype font specified for use in the National CAD Standard and the ISO specifications. Specifically how that relates to named textstyles employed in AutoCAD Civil 3D templates and AutoCAD Civil 3D Styles.

The debate…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Style, Style Management, text, Text Component Editor, textstyle