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 ClearType and the Text Component Editor

ClearType and the Text Component Editor

3/11/2021

 

Autodesk's Jeff Bartels covers how to turn off Windows ClearType to improve Text Display in the Label Style Text Component Editor.
This is a Civil 3D Quick Tip post and video.
See the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

Comments

A somewhat useful bit of Windows Settings trivia that may make work in the Text Component Editor (TCE) easier.

 

 Manage Data Shortcuts in Civil 3D

Manage Data Shortcuts in Civil 3D

3/8/2021

 

Alister Ridden of Prokon Build (South Africa) demos how to employ the Civil 3D Data Shortcut Manager Tool (DSM).
From the Prokon Build Channel on YouTube.

Comments

The Data Shortcut Manager (DSM) is a real friend to know well in the Civil 3D production project environment.
Alister does a job of explaining the DSM essentials and mechanics including how to get your DREF names to match again with Civil 3D Feature names in the project.

 

 Automated Property Set Data Labels

Automated Property Set Data Labels

2/8/2021

 

Joe Hedrick, a Technical Specialist at IMAGINiT, delivers the second of a three part video series on a creative use of Property Set Data implemenation in Civil 3D.
This second video focuses how to employ Property Set Definitions in Civil 3D Label Styles.
From the IMAGINiT YouTube Channel.

Comments

You will only see the Property Set tab in the Text Component Editor (TCE) for Label Styles for Civil 3D Features with Property Sets that reference them in the drawing.