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Better Codes Points and Figures in Civil 3D

Our civil engineering customers say that Framework for Civil 3D provides an awesome design solution for Civil 3D. You get production Civil 3D templates that work. These include one of the largest and most robust Civil 3D Styles libraries on the planet bar none.

Our survey customers say that the Framework for Civil 3D provides an awesome survey solution for…

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Tags codes, survey point, survey figure, survey db, Description Key, Description Key Set, point group, Speadsheet Tools, Civil 3D 2019, Civil 3D 2018

Civil 3D Survey Project Prototypes

AutoCAD Civil 3D can be the software surveyors love to hate. Maybe that should read hate to love? Unquestionably, Autodesk immediately messed with the established survey CAD workflows. In truth, they even messed with the core essential meanings of many familiar things like Point, Figure, and Alignment.

Historically, Autodesk also probably took way too long to sort out the…

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Tags survey, survey db, point group, Description Key Set, survey figure, implementation, surface, points, Point Style, Point Label Style, video

Civil 3D Description Keys Do Format

Most civil engineering and survey firms employ a simple form of codes in the Format column of their Description Keys. There’s no problem with that, but you may be missing some very useful functionality built into AutoCAD Civil 3D’s Description Keys Sets and annotative Label Style power tools.

Inside Civil 3D there is the simple and then there is the simply…

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Tags not keys, points, figure, figure prefix db, standard keys, Description Key Set, Description Key, codes, survey db, video

Civil 3D Survey Query Library AddOn Update

This is the season for giving at the home of the best and most affordable Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D Styles collections for AutoCAD Civil 3D. We release yet another significant and free Release 7 Framework for Civil 3D AddOn this month. You can now get more from your Survey Db data faster, cleaner, and in more forms.

A Civil 3D Gift That Keeps Giving

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Tags survey db, query, AddOn, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2018, Jump Kit, Templates Only

Survey in Civil 3D to Surfaces

Go ahead and say it out loud. There be lots of sizzle, hiss, and snake-like sound in that post title. Stomp about a bit in rattlesnake land. Do the same old things. You may miss the magic. Trust me. When you look down at your boot and there’s a mad, hissing snake wrapped around it and his fangs are buried in the boot leather you’re mighty glad you changed your Nikes. Time to change that nappy?


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Tags Survey, survey db, points, point display, surface, query, video, AddOn, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2018