Release 8

Framework for Civil 3D Release 8 product specifics for multiple releases of Civil 3D

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Framework for Civil 3D Release 8

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The Release 8 of the Framework for Civil 3D is all about your ability to leverage Civil 3D in production.
Release 8 is a Managed Production System for Civil 3D.
The Framework for Civil 3D products based on Release 8 deliver real-world performance and civil engineering and survey project productivity.
Release 8 provides every Civil 3D user and all civil and survey organizations…

Greater Freedom to Work in Civil 3D

Framework for Civil 3D Release 8 Products Support:

Whatever Civil 3D release you may choose to employ you get better quality control tools, better production Style tools, and unmatched ease of use for deliverables publication in Autodesk Civil 3D.

Civil 3D Production Annotation That Works


A Release 8 Framework product delivers:

  • Instant production and publication support for all the powerful features in Civil 3D
  • Our best-in-class Templates and Style Collections for Civil 3D are new, improved, more useful, and more productive
  • A host of new and improved Style Tools and updates to our time and project-tested favorites
  • Built in out-of-the-box Style-based (STB) and Color-based (CTB) publication capability 
  • Built-in support for NCS 6 (National CAD Standards), the GSA (General Services Administration) CAD Standards, DOD (Dept of Defense) standards, and US Army Corps standards.
  • Built-in tools to exchange multiple variants and versions of the NCS Layer Standards
  • The Framework’s world-class Civil 3D customization and Civil 3D CAD management tools
    Our famous Spreadsheet Tools are powerful, easy to use, and well-documented

What’s new in Release 8?

The Release 8 Framework for Civil 3D includes a host of improvements to all the complete, integrated, and managed resources the Framework contains.

Civil 3D Site and Roadway Design Label Innovations


State of the Art Intelligent Publish on Demand

Work the Same on Every Project and Publish on Demand Differently

  • Powerful Label Style Expression Set resources for fast, easy, and more adaptive Labels
  • The entire Jump Kit Style library of thousands of Civil 3D Styles is STB to CTB compatible via our fully documented Last Digit Color Rules.
  • New and improved Style Tools for Alignments, Profiles, Parcels, Surfaces, and Feature Lines
  • NCS and GSA compliant CTB resources for monochrome, grayscale, and color print and plot.
  • Consistent and robust Color Management Identity in Civil 3D

Become a Member today. Preview in the Members section the powerful set of Spreadsheet Tools on-line documentation and help.

Adaptive Civil 3D CAD Standards

Our built-in support for Civil 3D CAD Standards and Civil 3D CAD Management is unsurpassed.

  • Release 8 ships with the NCS 6.0 Layer Standard  or the NCS 6.0 AIA Layer Standard as the default
  • Multiple official Layer Standards support is included.
  • Three click Layer upgrades.
    Use the AutoCAD Standards Manager tool to upgrade your templates and existing project work to the updated Release 8 Layer Standards.
    Earlier Release to Release scripts for Layer upgrade process details are included.
  • Automated converstions between popular Layer Standards.
  • Converstions between Linetype Standards naming conventions
  • Symbol Standards conversion tools and in-depth block standards resources
  • Built-in support for Civil 3D Reference Templates backed by the deepest, feature and task-based Style Tool libraries in the world available at any price
  • Release 8 Style Updates may require the usual (and fully-documented) upgrade process.

Simple Product Choices

Improved Civil 3D Style and Resource Support

The full list is too huge to print here. Get the details here

The Framework to Customize Autodesk Civil 3D

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  • If you don’t like it, you can change it
  • The Framework for Civil is built By Design to help you manage the changes
  • Use the powerful and innovative Spreadsheet Tools and all the resources to craft Civil 3D