Archive for Parcels

2009 XRef Labels

This is one of my favorite parts of the 2009 release. 2009 allows labeling of objects that are in external reference drawings. The ability to label both parcel segments and parcel area labels is sweet. It takes a little getting use too…

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What’s My Favorite New Feature of 2009?

Overall, I’m a fan of 2009. A really big fan. It’s ugly, but I think James already discussed that at length. But there are two features of the new release that I hold very near and dear to my heart – want to find out more? Follow the link…

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Automatic Legal Descriptions Using Civil 3D Parcels

Today’s review has been a long time coming – I haven’t been putting it off for any particular reason, I just haven’t gotten around to it until now.    But here it is, my review of Q-Legal from Bud Miller of BudCAD.  My most sincere apologies to Bud, since this has been in my inbox since April 25 of this year.    But I promised I’d get to it, and here it is – follow the link to see what this software can do for you.

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Control+Click: Get used to it.

My sanity is suffering today.  Instead of taking a decaf tea break, I feel I must write to urge you to DRILL CONTROL+CLICK.  Do exercises.  Have a mantra.  Whatever.  Just get used to it.

I know James blogged about this last week, but I don’t think you can appreciate how hard this habit is to establish until you are messing with your first site plan in 2008.

Click more to find out what is making me so crazy.

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D’oh! That’s the Wrong Lot Label!

Happy Monday from Dallas Love Field. The post yesterday was no joke, and we’ve got some great tips and articles already queued up for this month.

As I was writing up some things this week for the Ottawa Cad Camp (yes, that’s me, Jim Wedding. Has anyone ever seen me call myself Jim in writing or in person? Why is James so hard?) I came across yet one more little nice addition to C3D 2008. Check it out after the jump.

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