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Batch Save Utility in Civil 3D 2019

The Framework for Civil 3D is a Managed System that supports the production use of Civil 3D and any customization of the backend resources that you can imagine. Customers say the Framework even enables forms of customization they never dreamed of before they started to employ it.

When a new CAD Management tool arrives from Autodesk, I tend to personally…

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Tags Civil 3D 2019, Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Upgrade, tools, CAD Standards, Layer Standards


Civil 3D Standards for Public Works

Department of Public Works agencies employ the Framework for Civil 3D for countless reasons. Public Works Directors, Assistant Public Works Directors, and their staff from all over say the choice simply makes sense.

Our customers today include public works departments in major metros; well-known counties, townships, and parishes; and certainly a host of smaller public works…

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Tags CAD Standards, video, Style, Style Management, customization, Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2019, Templates Only, InstantOn, Jump Kit, Government


The Civil 3D Production Vehicle is sUber

Autodesk has AutoCAD users well trained. You buy the product and then immediately begin customizing the product to meet your needs. We expect this. We accept this. With the One AutoCAD 2019 release you’ll get the classic Autodesk AutoCAD-based vertical solutions now called Toolsets. You’ll have to customize the Toolset to make that work too. Perhaps the new Toolset

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Tags Civil 3D 2019, Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Style Management, Style Import, Style Purge, CAD Standards, template


NCS Classic Utility Layers AddOn

People ask how come our Framework of Civil 3D products don’t use the classic NCS utility layers? Honestly, most civil engineering and survey organization customers tend to like our NCS compliant set of utility Keys and Layers better. Who knew?

People do tend to forget or overlook that the NCS is large building and building project centric. Simply put, the…

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Tags NCS, Layer Standards, utility, CAD Standards, Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, spreadsheet, standard keys, Major Key, Minor Key, color, layer color, ACI, RGB


I Am New to Civil 3D

This time of year I often hear “I am new to Civil 3D.”

Did the boss have a holiday visit from the Ghost of Christmas Future? Maybe it’s only the winter season? Do civil engineers and surveyors finally have time to tackle new software? Nah. Maybe it’s because they got new hardware with Windows 10 and discovered their old software won’t even run? Nah. Maybe they decided…

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Tags Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Upgrade, Jump Kit, Templates Only