Monthly Archives: June 2010

Welcome

Welcome to The Civil Guy and our new web site.  Our goal is to deliver training and production services based on one simple premise: no one wants to be on the “bleeding” edge of technology.  The reality is, most of us are forever just behind … Continue reading

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Civil 3D 2011 System Requirements

I’m asked, “What are the minimum system requirements?” so often I should have them memorized by now.  So, here they are.  Save them.  Print them.  Make them your friend.  There are a couple of posts on this website of particular interest to those … Continue reading

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Civil 3D Data Management

A common misconception is that Civil 3D does not require a project as did its predecessor, Land Desktop.  The fact is, you cannot take full advantage of key Civil 3D features without one.  Some of the terminology may have changed … Continue reading

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Disabling Map 3D Functions

If you are struggling with performance and/or stability in Civil 3D, and don’t often use Map 3D commands, disabling the Map 3D auto loading on startup may offer some quick relief. The following link, Disabling Map 3D Functions, is to … Continue reading

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Civil 3D and the 3GB Switch

One of the biggest struggles facing many Civil 3D users is simply meeting the minimum system requirements to operate the program.  The operating system reserves a certain amount of memory for itself and then allocates whatever is left to all open … Continue reading

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