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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


There’s a new Civil 3D 2020.1+ Update and a new Civil 3D 2019.3+ Update on the street. If you are in the middle of a project, you have other more practical concerns for the moment. You have concerns that a new Update may break something you depend on. It happens more often than we like.
We could call this the Does Mikey Like It? approach to…

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The first update for Autodesk Civil 3D 2020 is now on the street. We are sure to see a rash of new Civil 3D 2020.1 Update feature demo videos is the coming days. Some are already available. There’s a remarkable amount of bang crammed into this rather pint-sized Civil 3D 2020.1 Update.

Lots of folks wait around for the Update 1 as though the Autodesk Civil 3D development…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Update, Release 8, video

Civil 3D ships with a bunch of templates. Historically in Civil 3D, our attention immediately gets drawn to Civil 3D Model Templates. Understandably, we want the pictures on the screen to make sense. Maybe you noticed that most of the Standard Styles don’t do that or maybe just barely. I argued from the get-go that Civil 3D Styles sooner or later become a content commodity. Civil 3D Styles should…

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Better software tools can certainly automate a lot of the drudgery in civil engineering design and survey tasks. That’s a good thing. That is often reason enough to buy and upgrade your Civil 3D. We are waiting for the Civil 3D 2020.1 Update after all.

Our intention to increase our reported speed to results in Civil 3D can directly get in the path of better results. Speed…

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Once upon a time at Autodesk University I delivered a popular CAD Manager track session called People Skills. I think it is safe to say that us techy types often tend to have people and management issues. We tend to want people to behave like software or man-made objects and then they don’t and won’t.

I’m a storyteller. I don’t do standup…

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