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AutoCAD Layer Standards Update

Tags layers, Layer Standards, NCS, GSA, spreadsheet, CAD Standards

The Release 7 Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 wave is almost upon us. Here’s the first swell in the set. We released a free Layer Standards Update this week to all the current Framework for Civil 3D products. That free download includes Release 7 Framework InstantOn and Jump Kit products for 2017, 2016, and 2015.

Framework customers get the good stuff. They ride the wave and stay out of the soup.

Our Civilized Layer Standards for Civil 3D and other AutoCAD-based software have been an historic standards hit. You can review and download the documentation for the Open Civil Standards here. Did you know that we have customers who purchase the Framework for Civil 3D to get a hold of our innovative Layer Standards Spreadsheet Tools? Is it worth it?

Some AutoCAD Required?

“Our firm uses AutoCAD and Map. We needed better managed CAD Standards. Your Excel layer standards  tools were worth far more than what we paid. Our clients in different regions and with different layer schemes are no longer a project start up nightmare. You were right. I even got a DGN Level conversion scheme matched and working. Thank you.”

The Sounds of Sanity

Call it Adaptive CAD Standards. The Framework contains a set of powerful Spreadsheet Tools to build and customize CAD Standards from. You can change and manage any AutoCAD Styles in less time and with less effort. Proven in-depth standards resources and system rules sounds like sanity.

Become a Member and check out the Documentation and Help for the Spreadsheet Tools. Our detailed help pages include the practices of the methods and the rule conventions and details.

Framework Layer Standards Update

The Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D includes an array of Layer Standards resources files for both STB and CTB implementations. These already include support for NCS and GSA compliant Layer resources and include a productive set of built-in Layer States.
Additional Layer Standards resources are supplied for use in AutoCAD Civil 3D and other AutoCAD based software. They additionally include:

  • Detailed City, County, Township, and Parish CAD Layer Standards with Layer State support
  • Separate Site Grading and Infrastructure Structures CAD Layer Standards with Layer State support

We released a complete new set of Layer Standards (.dws) file for all Release 7 supported releases of AutoCAD based software:

  • Release 7 2017
  • Release 7 2016
  • Release 7 2015

The new Framework for Civil 3D Layer Standards Update is available for free from the respective product download pages for all Release 7 InstantOn and Jump Kit 2017-2015 customers.

The Spreadsheet Tools documentation of both STB and CTB Layer Standards and Layer States has been updated to reflect all the included updates and new capabilities.

This Layer Standards Update replaces the previous Layer Standards AddOn released in Sept 2016. That AddOn only included new Layer Standards Spreadsheet Tools to support Linetype assignment and linetype only script generation.

Save Dollars This Instant

We have a new purchase or upgrade deal for the advent of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.

Buy or upgrade to one of our ridiculously affordable and productive
Release 7 Framework for Civil 3D products and for a limited time get
two (2) releases of the Framework for Civil 3D for the price of one.

Customers who purchase or upgrade to
Jump Kit Release 7 for 2016-2017
between Apr 25, 2017 and our official Release 7 for 2018 ship date
will automatically receive a free upgrade to
another Release 7 of their AutoCAD Civil 3D release of choice.
That’s an upgrade at no cost. 
No other product purchases, upgrades, or promotions are included in this offer.

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