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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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The art of production and publication Civil 3D Standards is all about the construction and maintenance of managed, known, and current States. There is no singularity in Civil 3D Standards. After all, we are talking about sets of sets of variable properties that must work together at known and identifiable points…

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The Autodesk Civil 3D team made some major progress on the functionality of Pressure Pipes in Autodesk Civil 3D 2021. Lordy, Lordy! They finally introduced the concept and practice of the Runs into the Pressure Pipe interface and tools. Ok. If we use that now famous and comely term “Lordy”, some tongue in cheek is clearly understood. It is sort…

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The Framework for Civil 3D out of the box supports multiple Layer Standards with adaptive conversion. The NCS 6.0, NCS 6.0 AIA and older NCS 5.0 flavors are supplied for example. Why would anyone want to do that? Everyone one knows one Layer Standard is nasty enough to maintain and employ. The common misconception of a Layer Standard at times sounds something like…

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