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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, C3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

You gotta love new Autodesk tools. They do tend to make the Civil 3D expert in us become a newbie with a click or two. This happens to me. It happens to you. Sometimes it’s actually the deep dark past, and not the new, that provides the proverbial rock we stumble over. Perhaps this short post about my most recent face plant will spare a few folks this sort of embarrassment and the ever-present specter…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags tools, spreadsheet, AutoLISP, Civil 3D 2019, script, scriptcall, CAD Standards

Autodesk’s annual Right of Spring begins with a twist this year. AutoCAD 2019 is now available to subscription customers and specifically to AEC and MFG Collection subscription customers with a rasher of potential vertical Toolsets. The new AutoCAD 2019 Toolset release will be available to subscription customers on Apr 1, 2018.

Whether…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD, AutoCAD 2019, release

The neuroscience behind how we visually identify details in the complexity of the world around us is fascinating stuff. Somehow our brains can and do make sense out of nonsense…or not. Ok. Maybe I’m a crazy person for spending way too much time trying to comprehend how this all works. None-the-less the mechanics and the specifics do matter.

The ability to quickly identify…

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What if you had a tool that made the customization all the many details of a Layer System for AutoCAD Civil 3D and AutoCAD-based applications easy? What if that tool worked for interoperable STB or CTB based templates and drawings?

You’d probably want that tool to be easy to use, but able to handle all of the detailed nuances of the many critical Layer properties. You might…

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Whether you employ the Framework for Civil 3D or not, these basic customization or tweaking tips and tricks for text might help. Let me be clear. If you have a collection of existing Styles built around some typical Civil 3D standard methodologies these should work. If you have a Civil 3D template and Style collection made by WingIt & DingIt and they do not, you…

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