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Each month I receive a bunch of emails that seek help and support for Civil 3D user issues and problems.  For any Civil 3D product maker and Civil 3D expert that work comes with the territory.  When you put up the shingle, folks are going to call. Each query deserves a thoughtful response. I am notorious for my WTMI email responses.

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Welcome my friends to the show that never ends - The annual Autodesk Right of Spring is upon us. This week Autodesk began marketing the new AutoCAD 2021 and the new AutoCAD 2021 Toolsets. Folks will be dancing around the pole at discreet social distanced intervals. Those spacings and your zoom and pan response will perhaps be determined by measured…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD 2021, Upgrade, Update, Toolset, Map 3D 2021, Civil 3D 2021, video

The latest One AutoCAD 2020 release is now on the street. The One AutoCAD includes a host of specialty Toolsets in addition to the improved core AutoCAD functionality. The AutoCAD 2020 improvements include a focus on faster installs, quicker saves, and better integration of common AutoCAD tools, and interface mechanics for all the supported Toolsets.

AutoCAD 2020

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD 2020, Toolset, Map 3D 2020, release, block, purge, install

Customers do often ask about the Symbols supplied with the Framework for Civil 3D. We call this collection of resources and tools a Symbol Set. Just like those familiar Sets in Civil 3D a Framework Symbol Set is a collected and managed system. This practically means that a Symbol Set collection is more than the sum of its parts.

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You gotta love new Autodesk tools. They do tend to make the Civil 3D expert in us become a newbie with a click or two. This happens to me. It happens to you. Sometimes it’s actually the deep dark past, and not the new, that provides the proverbial rock we stumble over. Perhaps this short post about my most recent face plant will spare a few folks this sort of embarrassment and the ever-present specter…

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