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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization

 

There is no doubt about it. The Framework for Civil 3D is a continuously developed product. The Framework products for Autodesk Civil 3D 2021.2 dropped in earlier this week. We make changes to the Framework all the time. Over more than a decade of on-going effort, most of those improvements came at the request and suggestion of our many happy Framework customers.

Everyone…

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How we must express ourselves and our Civil 3D Surface data with Contour Labels is far from the simple task it first appears. Is anything in Civil 3D as simple as it first appears? We face the somewhat unnerving deliverables publication challenge of What if.

What if our client’s reasonable demand for a specific civil engineering design or…

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MoreCompetency released a major Surface Contour Label Style update for the Release 8 Framework for Civil 3D 2021 and Civil 3D 2020 Jump Kit Style Libraries. These much-requested Label Style Library improvements support in-depth truncation of Contour Elevation display in multiple Contour Label Style formats. Hundreds of useful Contour…

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Another one of the truly maddening terms in Autodesk Civil 3D is that Reference word. Maybe Reference is not quite as confusing in Civil 3D as the word Point. But Reference appears to come close. We have External References, Data References, file references, and even Reference Templates. I could go on.

For reasons that may…

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Over the summer we discussed the hot topic of Site Grading with Corridors in Autodesk Civil 3D in a series of posts. Most in-depth posts include instructive and detailed instructional videos to allow folks the Civil 3D Land see and learn how to make the jump from Feature Lines Only grading design workflows and processes to productive Civil 3D Corridor engine method…

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