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

 

Civil 3D Corridors become ever more useful for Site Design tasks. If we insist that our old school CAD perceptions of the civil engineering design issues and workflows are correct, in effect, we believe that our old AutoCAD habits and skills are more important than any new Civil 3D skills and the ever-increasing capabilities of Civil 3D itself. This is us being human. This is just silly.

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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…

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The management of a Civil 3D customization and the many resources required by the software to function well in a Civil 3D production environment is no small task. When it is time to upgrade to a new release or a significant new Civil 3D Update, it pays to be aware of and to employ the latest available tools. Meet the BS Wingman.

Civil 3D Batch Save Utility

Autodesk released the…

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Truth be told, the initial concept of the Framework for Civil 3D began over a beer at an AU many years ago. That small event might once again prove the point that free beer is responsible for the rise of civilization. Speaking of building civilization…

We Need Civil 3D Templates and Styles that Work

For regular attendees AU 2018 in Las Vegas, NV starts today. If…

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The deployment and implementation of any new Civil 3D release involves both significant opportunity and risk. No matter what, we all know it can steal our time. We all have a love to hate relationship with new product releases and upgrades.

This time of year firms consider upgrading their production version of Civil 3D for all the usual Civil 3D Update reasons. The first Civil 3D…

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