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

 

Our daily production work in Autodesk Civil 3D is all about what changes today in our current Civil 3D project. Let me put it this way…
“Civil 3D is all about the Project, Baby.”

We work in individual Civil 3D working drawings all the time. It is way too easy to lose sight of the shared-data, project-based perspective that is mission critical to our…

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The maintenance, upkeep, and Updates of our on-going Civil 3D Projects are a big deal for most of us in Civil 3D Land. Some persons handle that entire structure and process personally. Other groups plan to do it corporately. A few manage to Collaborate Pro. Most of the time, we all simply row and bail like mad to…

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Here is an important fact that may surprise you: Most of our civil engineering and survey customers already had their own set of Civil 3D Templates and Civil 3D Styles when they purchased the Framework for Autodesk Civil 3D. These folks recognize the simple fact that reinventing and maintaining the Civil 3D torture wheel is a significant waste of…

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Do we ask the right questions about Civil 3D and how we use it?
By definition…Probably not. We human beings tend to not ask questions about what we believe we already know how to do. We rely too much on habit. We could call this the human autopilot. The autopilot works 95%+ of the time. Our brains spend a good deal of invisible time behind the scenes working on those building those structures…

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The latest and greatest Framework for Civil 3D 2022 products are on the street. Whew. Updates to the the Framework’s backend documentation and website support plays an important part in customer success with the products. We do try to pay attention to the details. I had the pleasure of rewriting the Framework Install instruction PDF to synch those written instructions with the supplied…

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