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

 

Truth be told, the initial concept of the Framework for Civil 3D began over a beer at an AU many years ago. That small event might once again prove the point that free beer is responsible for the rise of civilization. Speaking of building civilization…

We Need Civil 3D Templates and Styles that Work

For regular attendees AU 2018 in Las Vegas, NV starts today. If…

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The deployment and implementation of any new Civil 3D release involves both significant opportunity and risk. No matter what, we all know it can steal our time. We all have a love to hate relationship with new product releases and upgrades.

This time of year firms consider upgrading their production version of Civil 3D for all the usual Civil 3D Update reasons. The first Civil 3D…

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This is some scary stuff. You know the drill. The better and new is often too easy to miss. Who has time to pay careful attention in the face of ever-present project deadlines?

Early in October, Autodesk released the improved Infrastructure Parts Editor 2019.1 Update. This synchs the Infrastructure Parts Editor for both Civil 3D 2019.1 and Infraworks 2019.2.…

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One great advantage of Style-based software is the simultaneous increased consistency and flexibility that Style brings to the table. These days given the will and the skill you can make a Civil 3D Style, Civil 3D Label Style, or Civil 3D Label Set do almost anything a user could think of with the Civil 3D data behind.  

The downside to this abstraction of a complex set…

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Someone asked about why we include example projects with Jump Kit. Best I let a customer answer that…

“You suggested on the phone that I root around in the project dataset that you supply with Jump Kit. You pointed me to example drawings on the phone. These days I don’t expect much from examples supplied by software people like Autodesk. Boy, was I wrong.

Every…

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