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Welcome to the largest and in-depth blog post collection and free video training resource available in the world on all topics related to AutoCAD Civil 3D. No brag. Seems to be a fact. The statement is backed up by real civil engineering and survey substance. Look around. Search the posts. Register. Become a member. Follow me on Twitter from my author’s page.

Here you can learn how to implement, customize, and use Civil 3D in production. Be prepared to think hard about what you do. I know even if you’ve been using Civil 3D for a long time there are new things to learn here. Snippets from here strangely appear elsewhere on a regular basis. That’s a good thing.

This AutoCAD Civil 3D site could be…

The Best Kept Civil 3D Secret

“Desperado. Come to your senses…”

Our Production Solutions products make AutoCAD Civil 3D work out of the box. You’d think Autodesk and Autodesk Resellers would want their customers and users to know about that sort of thing? We never get a mention. Weird? All I can say is…

Civil 3D, Affordable, and Productive Can and Do Go Together

Maybe that gets me into trouble?

“They say I’m crazy, but I have a good time.”

The Civil 3D informational cornucopia available here is good news and bad news to both you and me. Way too much information is definitely something I am often guilty of. My family says it. My friends say it. My customers say it. WTMI manifests in the work I do and certainly how I post.
It must be true.

Two Minute Tunes Don’t Cut It

Yes. I probably don’t spend as much time getting stuff organized and easy to find on this website as I should. I personally rely too much on my ability to search. Blame that on the Autodesk help files. I do work at trying to make the madness we all have to work with coherent, but give me a break.
Autodesk’s AutoCAD Civil 3D is one of the most complex pieces of software out there. For a software based on collectors, it’s seems appropriate collections about it are a bit difficult to manage.
I say to myself all the time,

Civil 3D Makes Me a Moron

Almost Every Day

There’s really nothing wrong with that in spite of how it sounds. It’s a symptom of ED - Expert’s Disease. No. God knows. I don’t count hours inside of Civil 3D. The 3000 or 10000 hours some say it takes to be an expert is about like the 55mph speed limit in Texas. Long gone.
I’m… already gone”.
Are you hearing those Eagles’ harmonies in the background? Me too.

In the Long Run the Civil 3D Diva continues to inspire me so the regular posts, other forms of communication, and even the products keep coming.
Civil 3D users, their companies, and organizations benefit.
Some are kind enough to say so. I do appreciate it.
Many buy and use our products which is the highest praise of all. Thanks.

Got to Take It to the Limit. Perhaps this site is bewildering like the famous song Hotel California. Still the results are generally informative and delivered in more than one form of media from posts to videos.

Presently, I am attempting to improve the Members section of the site by adding mission critical help for Civil 3D in a more organized fashion and form. I do hope you find the new Documentation and Help section useful. I’m doing it in Members not to keep it private or collect email addresses but to keep the front site itself from being WTMI for new customers and newbies to Civil 3D. You can register here and enjoy for free.

People on lynda.com and some other web based training places employ versions of our products to produce basic Civil 3D training materials. A lot of educational AutoCAD Civil 3D visitors show up here for that reason. That’s a good thing. Templates Only is more than they believe.

This site and our products are built for people who make their living in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

"Last thing I remember, I was
Running for the door
I had to find the passage back
To the place I was before

"Relax," said the night man,
"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,
But you can never leave!"

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place..."

Don Henley, Glenn Lewis Frey, Don Felder

Hope This Helps

P.S. I suppose I could have themed this post around Grateful Dead tunes given their reunion.
That might have made the song references too obscure.
The steer skull won out over the human skull.
“Ooooooh, Honey.
Got me a Texas Telly.
Let’s boogie on down the road.”