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Civil engineers and surveyors who employ Autodesk civil software know a thing or two about Description Key Sets. Everyone’s an expert to one level or another by necessity. The DescKey concept and technology has been around a long time back to the old Land Desktop (LTD) days.

Why bother to talk about this topic at all?
“Honey, can we change the channel?”

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The calendar year 2020 portents to be more than the start of a new decade. We all likely expect the 2020 US election to be yet another watershed political event. How did the Playwright put it? “… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” I trust you do not miss the Solomonic allusion and sardonic irony implied in his famous words from McBeth. He did. Mind you,…

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The Framework for Civil 3D supports Adaptive Layer Standards in many releases of Civil 3D. That means you can produce project work in one official and compliant Layer Standard - maybe the NCS 6.0 and still produce deliverables in perhaps another Layer Standard like the NCS 6.0 AIA standard.
Sounds crazy… We know.
It’s all about the hidden potential…

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The end-of-year week always seems to be chock full of work. I do try to tie up all the loose ends and miscellaneous fixes for our products and for clients to start the next year with a higher level of better.

A powerful and complete set of tools and resources like the Framework for Civil 3D contains lots of detail and nuance. All of that detail is required to deliver on…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags ncs 5.0, Layer Standards, CAD Standards, spreadsheet, Release 7, Release 8

The new Release 8 of the Framework for Civil 3D 2019.2 is the Christmas present that delivers better production to civil engineers and surveyors from Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 all year long. The Framework is an adaptive managed system for all the many resources required to create and maintain a Civil 3D production environment. The latest Release 8 Framework is flexible,…

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