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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

 

Folks, when I say “skybox” I’m not talking about the deluxe stadium seating reserved for the corporate classes here. Or am I?

Here Civil 3D land we talk about smaller, faster, and more capable survey data gathering using Autodesk Recap 360, MAV (micro air vehicle) or UAS (unmanned aerial systems) technology et al, in the larger Internet of Things you simply can’t ignore…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags aerials, video, imagery

Everyone builds surfaces. AutoCAD Civil 3D now has some great tools to edit our breaklines which is one of the classic challenges for all who seek to be TIN wizards.

Are You a Tinman?

Today I’m a big fan of Survey Dbs and the Survey technology tools in Civil 3D. The Survey tools allow us to both visualize and manage the surface data gathered in almost any classic form much better…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure, figure edit, video, suface

Autodesk first introduced Survey Queries in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013. They improved them some in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 by adding export and import functionality. These days you can employ standardized Survey Queries shared among multiple Survey Dbs.

Me, I’m admittedly a long-time Data Geek. Because I am that I’ve become a CAD, BIM, and…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags query, survey, survey figure, survey point, video

Videos are all the rage. This site has hours and hours of them on the Civil 3D Video recordings page.
I do post a few to YouTube now and then.  Truthfully, you’re better off coming here where you can both the eye candy and the beef about AutoCAD Civil 3D.
They tell me that I should probably post more on YouTube

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At times we feel setup, but this post is not about a con job. 3-3 merely seemed an appropriate date to talk AutoCAD Civil 3D setup. People say they struggle with the somewhat intricate details that the standard setup. Perhaps you think you’ve got them all licked. Maybe you do and maybe your don’t. I’ve been fooled into this dumb think more than a few times.

“We don’t know what…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags settings, setup, standards, video