AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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TFiebranz
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Message 21 of 28 (188 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 04:53 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

I am actually working right now at trying to hanld this part of the Title block through our SQL Server. This should be able to allow us to track all revisions and also do a few other time saving things. If I can get it all to work out. :-)

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Joe-Bouza
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Message 22 of 28 (186 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 05:00 AM in reply to: TFiebranz

That means an external database to maintain, correct?

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TFiebranz
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Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 05:01 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

Correct.

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Joe-Bouza
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Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 05:02 AM in reply to: TFiebranz

Whats the SQL server and how do I find out more about it?

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Joseph D. Bouza, P.E. (one of 'THOSE' People) Civil 3D 2012 & 2013
HP Z210 Workstation
Intel Xeon CPU E31240 @ 3.30 Hz
12 GB Ram


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TFiebranz
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Message 25 of 28 (177 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 05:11 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

I am not an expert on it at all. I am relying on our GIS experts for helping build this database. I just started doing some searching on the web which included the forums here also. Some of the help files in Autocad helped out also. by searching the Command dbconnect and reading throgh  that information helped a lot.

 

After exploring what we are looking at doing since we are primarily looking at storeing and tracking this data a Database seems to make the most sense. I have the link working so far now I just have to learn how to build the query tables and figure out how to display them in my drawings.

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Joe-Bouza
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Message 26 of 28 (175 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-10-2013 05:14 AM in reply to: TFiebranz

Thanks

Thank you

Joseph D. Bouza, P.E. (one of 'THOSE' People) Civil 3D 2012 & 2013
HP Z210 Workstation
Intel Xeon CPU E31240 @ 3.30 Hz
12 GB Ram


Note: Its all Resistentialism, so keep calm and carry on

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jlzander
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Message 27 of 28 (160 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-11-2013 12:11 PM in reply to: neilyj

Joe,

 

It sounds like you have considered using the Sheetset manager to help manage your drawing sets but have declined due to the timely set up of large quantities of drawings.  Is it safe to assume than that you work with large sheet sets comparable to those Scottie and Todd are referencing?  If so, how do you and your company manage and track revision status.  I understand you use mtext on each drawing, but how does the project manager verify she is using the most current version of the drawing?

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Joe-Bouza
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Message 28 of 28 (150 Views)

Re: Revision Block, Tracking

01-12-2013 02:31 PM in reply to: TFiebranz

Not sure what I said to give you that idea. I've beed an avid user and staunch proponent of SSM since 2006?

Thank you

Joseph D. Bouza, P.E. (one of 'THOSE' People) Civil 3D 2012 & 2013
HP Z210 Workstation
Intel Xeon CPU E31240 @ 3.30 Hz
12 GB Ram


Note: Its all Resistentialism, so keep calm and carry on

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