One of the miracles of modern model-based, Style-managed software is the CAD Standards consistency, flexibility, and adaptive interoperability the innovative use of these technologies can provide to us and our clients. For too many folks in Civil 3D Land, the more immediate problem is to get to and maintain any set of consistent CAD Standards for Civil 3D.
Despite the marketplace sales hype,…Read more
Last time, I went and talked about some dicey nuts and bolts of Civil 3D standards interoperability issues. One way or another we all must deal with these. Autodesk drops the Civil 3D standards interoperability issues bang down on the counter. Here’s your chewy-grounds coffee and a plate of swimming pigs in a blanket delivered by a gum-smacking, white-nailed waitress…Read more
Folks who follow this blog and check out or employ the Framework for Civil 3D, quickly recognize that I am a strong advocate for the employment of Survey tools in their Civil 3D production process. No doubt this can be a significant challenge. There are a lot of moving parts and resources to develop in well-built and effective Survey in Civil 3D processes. These days in Civil 3D…Read more
Don’ ya know that the funny thing about all Standards is they do change. Hopefully, the change is an improvement for the better. These changes should mean we can get more work out the door with less effort. Ok. Sometimes it seems that the Loki, the Norse god of trickery, calls the standards shots.
Any incremental standards update always means getting our heads around a new form of daily…Read more
Many software enhancements and improvements happen throughout the year in Civil 3D Updates. The Civil 3D 2019 release in no exception. The 2019.1 Update is probably more significant than the initial release. The remorseless state and rate-of-change never ends. A single one of these new Civil 3D capabilities can shave days of work off the projects you are plugging away at today.
Civil engineers…Read more