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Merry Christmas to All Civil 3D Users

What does a Civil 3D User want for Christmas? Perhaps a way to produce more work in less time?
You all agree that would be a great present to receive.
We can do that. We can even guarantee your production Parcel delivery before the big day no matter what.
Let’s call…

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Tags iPOD, publish on demand, video, training, plan, plan production tool, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2018

Export from Civil 3D Cheat Sheet

Sooner or later one of the infamous Autodesk Bartels Boys is sure to do a brief how to video on the AutoCAD Civil 3D Export command. Visit their site. There’s no harm in continuing education and the Export command should not be missed. Aren’t there more than one of them? Export commands…

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Tags export, publish, publish on demand, iPOD, BIM, CAD Standards

Export Civil 3D to DWG and DGN

On the face of it the nuts and bolts of Export from AutoCAD Civil 3D isn’t all that trilling. If you do this all the time, you’ve got it down pat. If you only do it occasionally, it is easy to forget and overlook some of the nuance. If you’re starting out, Civil 3D Export can seem like a dark art. Ok. Lots of Civil 3D things may seem that way in the beginning.

Deep down…

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Tags export, dwg, DGN, plan production tool, iPOD, publish on demand

Advanced Civil 3D Publication

If you’re a sports fan, you got to love this last weekend. Both the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals finished on back to back nights. These championship events clarify the term performance under pressure. When we talk about applied personal and team skill in those contexts, push comes to shove takes on a whole new meaning. This brings me to the question of…

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Tags iPOD, publish on demand, video, training, plotting, pdf, DGN, dwg

Civil 3D Leverage and the Label Float

One of the great things about AutoCAD Civil 3D is that there are lots of ways to get things done. One of the worst things about Civil 3D is that there are lots of ways to get things done. The power of the Civil 3D Data Behind, the Clout of Style, and this dichotomy is often exemplified by how (well) we employ annotative Label Style.

Substance and Style


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Tags iPOD, Label Style, Point Label Style, publish on demand, layers, Layer Standards, video