This is part 3 of a 3 part video series on Civil 3D Settings.
Autodesk's Jeff Bartels shows how to employ Civil 3D Name Templates to automate Feature names for the Civil 3D Feature objects and Commands.
This video covers the essential need to know details to set up customized Name Templatesfor a Features and Commands in Civil 3D.
From the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.
If you maintain a set of templates, you'll be horrified Jeff suggests your users edit your template Settings at the end of the video.
That said the Name Templates Settings are extremely useful and productive. The Name Templates Settings for a group of related Features can also be very detailed. We need to manage that.
You can build separate task-based templates to manage Settings or train users to load them from a resource library on demand.
Be aware that the Reference Template tools do NOT support automatic Import and update support for Command Settings in 2017 and 2018.
The Civil 3D Settings video series
- Settings Hierarchy Part 1
- Assign Styles and Settings for Commands Part 2
- Logical Name Template Settings Part 3