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I flap my lips, wave my hands about, and rant all the time about the importance of the Proactive System Management of the project-based Civil 3D data behind. Yes. This Civil 3D DREF stuff is important. A customer success story surrounding this Civil 3D model magic makes my day.

One Framework for Civil 3D customer, a Civil 3D CAD Manager for a good-sized…

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Autodesk introduced a new and much improved manage Data References tool in Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.1+. Autodesk also cascaded that same mission-critical code back into the Civil 3D 2019.3+ Updates. If you employ a reasonably current version of Civil 3D, there is better Data Reference (DREF) fix it tool. At the time, Autodesk sort of made a big deal about this. We all know that some…

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What do you get when you Corona virus sequester a bunch of Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD technical geeks who have nothing better to do than talk to the wall?
A barrage of training videos.

Whether this barrage analogy references the Battle of Baghdad back in 2003 or the Battle of Verdun in WWI is a matter of some debate. There is a marked difference between precision delivered artillery…

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The phrase Painless Civil 3D Upgrades does sound like a contradiction of terms. These words don’t seem to go together - sort of like Intelligent Political Speech. Eheh.

Some recent Civil 3D Update performance art is fresh on my mind. The latest versions of the Framework for Civil 3D 2021.1 Update products hit the street earlier this week.…

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The Framework for Civil 3D is all about the reduction of the many manhours spent to get Civil 3D to function as advertised in production Civil 3D project environments. The Autodesk Civil 3D software we employ every day is only as capable as the content tools we have and then must maintain. Now that’s a bit crazy.

The Framework for Civil 3D is all about the…

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