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

 

One of the hallmarks of the Framework for Civil 3D is our on-going dedication to make Civil 3D easier to use and simultaneously make Civil 3D simpler to customize. This is no small task. The Framework for Civil 3D is available for multiple releases of Civil 3D and in multiple NCS Standards flavors as well.

Obviously, our hallmarks are not those tallowed Congressional earmarks…

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What the heck is an Alignment-based Point Group? What? You’ve never had to document locations on Plan and Profile sheets? There lots of locations (points) we need to label and or symbolize relative to those Autodesk Civil 3D View Frames slapped down along an Alignment. View-based Point Styles and Point Label Styles can help a lot with the automation of our project…

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I enjoy finding examples and folks who creatively learn to employ the Power of Not to production work in Autodesk Civil 3D. Huh? What the hay does the Power of Not mean? I trust that you do understand the difference between the Boolean logic of AND and OR in expressions. Eheh.

NOT is the third chord (the…

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Phi, Fi, Foe, Fum. I smell the blood of an Englishman. Be he alive, or be he dead, I'll grind his bones to make me bread. Like a lot of well-remembered fairy tales, this fantasy giant chant from Jack in the Beanstalk – aka Jack the Giant Killer - tis a bit creepy. Say whot? Ok. If I quoted Shakespeare’s take in King Lear, you’d be equally lost.

What does the growth of magic beans, ancient…

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The on-going Style Maintenance of our Civil 3D templates is a significant and complex information management problem. There is the raw numbers problem. There are lots of kinds of Civil 3D Feature Styles and Civil 3D Label Styles for us to manage.

There is the larger critical path Style problem - the variety of purpose. The real user need…

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