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thebionicman
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Has anyone here waded through the 'generallegalphrasings.xml' enough to generate a useful description?
This is a great tool but setup is ridiculous...

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Topic starter Posted : May 19, 2017 11:23 am
WA-ID Surveyor
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Yes, if you go to the Civil3d forums at Autodesk there is a very length discussion about this very issue. One of the posters went through the effort to clean up the reporting. All you need to do is replace a few files and it works great. https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/autocad-civil-3d-forum/general-legal-description-for-parcels/m-p/4308204#M207393 i think that is the link.

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Posted : May 19, 2017 11:58 am
thebionicman
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WA-ID Surveyor, post: 429134, member: 6294 wrote: Yes, if you go to the Civil3d forums at Autodesk there is a very length discussion about this very issue. One of the posters went through the effort to clean up the reporting. All you need to do is replace a few files and it works great. https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/autocad-civil-3d-forum/general-legal-description-for-parcels/m-p/4308204#M207393 i think that is the link.

That fix doesnt work for Win10. I just buckled down and tore into tbe language file. Once i get it the way i like Autodesk will upgrade..

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Topic starter Posted : May 19, 2017 8:47 pm

thebionicman
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WA-ID Surveyor, post: 429134, member: 6294 wrote: Yes, if you go to the Civil3d forums at Autodesk there is a very length discussion about this very issue. One of the posters went through the effort to clean up the reporting. All you need to do is replace a few files and it works great. https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/autocad-civil-3d-forum/general-legal-description-for-parcels/m-p/4308204#M207393 i think that is the link.

But thank you..;)

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Topic starter Posted : May 19, 2017 8:48 pm
vern
 vern
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thebionicman, post: 429131, member: 8136 wrote: Has anyone here waded through the 'generallegalphrasings.xml' enough to generate a useful description?
This is a great tool but setup is ridiculous...[/QUOT

You are a bad influence, I have spent my whole Saturday messing with that silly file.

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Posted : May 20, 2017 6:33 pm
dmyhill
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I know this is a ghost thread...but does anyone have a current, useful, working version of GeneralLegalPhrasings.xml that works that they would want to share? Or tips on not having it put in (1) (2) or use concave (which no one will know what that means around here)?

 

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Posted : October 12, 2021 5:33 am

ncsudirtman
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@dmyhill where do we find this? I’d be interested in it as well 

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Posted : October 12, 2021 11:25 am
dmyhill
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@ncsudirtman

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Posted : October 12, 2021 12:38 pm
MightyMoe
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@dmyhill 

My advice is buy LegalAid which is an addon, or do what I do and use the TBC version if you have TBC. The TBC is almost a carbon copy of LegalAid only it's "free" with TBC. The C3D version is not as useful. LegalAid went to a yearly fee and I dropped them. The only part I don't like is copying my poly lines from C3D into TBC.

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Posted : October 12, 2021 3:03 pm
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Norman Oklahoma
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The legal description writer function of C3d is something they threw in there so the salespeople can say that the software has that functionality. But it is so far from user-friendly that almost nobody uses it.   It can barely be called a real thing.

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Posted : October 13, 2021 10:21 am
thebionicman
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@norman-oklahoma I think you just described the entire C3D package...

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Topic starter Posted : October 13, 2021 3:30 pm
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