Classic Civil 3D Style Tool Mechanics

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Classic Civil 3D Style Tool Mechanics



Leo Lavayen, an IMAGINiT Technical Specialist, delivers a basic review of the internal classic and basic Civil 3D Style Maintenance Tools.
The essentials of the manual Style(s) Drag and Drop method and use of the Style Import Tool and covered.
See the IMAGINiT YouTube Channel.


To employ these Civil 3D Style tools successfully we must know the source of our Known Good Style collections.

Be warned! The Style Import Tool does NOT import and/or check All the Civil 3D Style collections.
Check for missing Style types in the Tools tree of the Style Import Tool in each release of Civil 3D.

We can employ the Insert/Explode method and the Blocks Palette to add entire Style collections to a drawing. This will not overwrite Style definitions.
We can update all the Styles in a drawing from a .dwg or .dwt file to another by employing the first resource as a Reference Template (TREF).