Jump On Civil 3D Blog

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

 

The Framework for Civil 3D Jump Kit product is notable and perhaps even famous for the product’s native support for multiple variations of the National CAD Standard (NCS) Layer Standards. These include the current NCS 6.0 and NCS 6.0 AIA variants. These common NCS Layer Standard variants are variously required for GSA, DOD, and US Army Corps project submittals.

People ask,

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Here in Civil 3D Land, we are daily users of Autodesk Civil 3D. Based on history we all can guess that we will see the latest and greatest release of Autodesk AutoCAD 2023 any day now. Autodesk Civil 3D 2023 is sure to follow. The specifics of these new product releases may or may not blow you away. Many of us have other projects…

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Autodesk continues to improve the capabilities and performance of their new design grading application tool – Autodesk Grading Optimization (GO). Grading Optimization was initially released with the Civil 3D 2022 introduction last spring. Sadly, GO is not a part of Civil 3D. Like the powerful and useful Project Explorer for Civil 3DGrading…

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Out here in Civil 3D Land, some folks upgrade on odd releases and some folks upgrade on even releases. There are mythical and magical reasons for these approaches. There are reasonable and somewhat logical business reasons not to employ the latest and greatest release of Autodesk Civil 3D. There are sometimes reasons to wait for an Autodesk Civil 3D Update 1.

The odd or even is superstition…

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Each month I receive a bunch of emails that seek help and support for Civil 3D user issues and problems.  For any Civil 3D product maker and Civil 3D expert that work comes with the territory.  When you put up the shingle, folks are going to call. Each query deserves a thoughtful response. I am notorious for my WTMI email responses.

The Members section of the CadPilot

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