I intentionally employ the metaphor of the US Constitutional principal of the Separation of Powers to talk about how civil engineers and surveyors need to systematically manage to divide and conquer resources and more inside and around Civil 3D. The Arts of Separation help us all to employ the software successfully in production.
The principals of separation are, as they…Read more
The title for this post sounds like something out of Harry Potter, an epic fantasy, or perhaps a military sci-fi space opera. It’s a mystery. Is The Tuple the newest Marvel action hero blockbuster movie due out for the July 4th 2020 weekend? If so, I want a cut for the title name…
The Rise of The Tuple
What the heck is a Tuple?
You employ tuples…Read more
We all discover quickly that both migrating Civil 3D Projects to BIM 360 Design and employing Civil 3D in that cloud-based document management context is not quite the same as working locally and/or our own local network.
Even if you’re not ready to do the BIM 360 cloud thing today, this detailed post contains important Civil 3D maintenance tips and links that do apply to local and/or network…Read more
Do you still manually upgrade each and every Civil 3D template, Civil 3D Style resource drawing, and all your Civil 3D project drawings to a new Civil 3D Update or release? Yuck.
Even if your organization doesn’t quickly upgrade to the latest new Civil 3D release, there will always be Civil 3D Updates you must deal with.…Read more
Whether or not you choose to employ Civil 3D Styleless Data References in your projects is a business decision that deserves careful consideration. There are Civil 3D technical, stability, and project performance reasons to take the time to do so. The NoStyles workflow mechanics are mindlessly simple to execute for the most part. The man-hour investment to perform…Read more