Q-Legal for Civil3D
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Q-Legal for Autodesk Civil 3D

Last revised February 1, 2016

Reduce errors, create legals in seconds.  Registered users of Q-Legal in 45 states... You can have anyone in your office creating legal descriptions in minutes... Let your drawings do the work!

Q-Legal™ allows users to extract information from drawings by selecting blocks with attributes, text or mtext.

Registered users of Q-Legal™ for LDT can email me for special pricing discounts (for a limited time).

For the Land Desktop version of Q-Legal™ please click here.


Allows different curve templates for Tangent and non-Tangent curves


Works with Civil 3D Parcel data


Includes a user defined phrase library for often used phrases


Stores and recalls your last set of entered data making subdivisions a breeze.


Simply right click a parcel name in Civil3D to obtain the data. Your description is written in seconds.

This new version requires nothing more than right clicking a parcel in the Civil3D toolspace. 

There are no polylines to select, no layers to isolate, no redundant selections to make, no files to search for. You've done the work of creating the parcels. Now let Q-Legal™ describe them quickly and easily.

Important update: Word must be set to "normal" or "draft" viewing mode in order for Q-Legal to function properly. To do so click the View menu and select "normal" or "draft" view mode.


Q-Legal™ is a fast, easy to use, prompt driven legal description writer which imports existing Parcel data from Civil 3D into Word. 

Q-Legal™ produces descriptions that are 80-90% complete within 1 to 2 minutes with absolute accuracy. 

Q-Legal™ eliminates typing mistakes and closure errors by importing data directly from your defined parcels.

Q-Legal™ also provides user-customizable prompts for site-specific data and can be used by any member of your company. Any draftsman, technician or office staff member can import the parcels and write the descriptions with minimal input and no knowledge of AutoCAD or Word is necessary.

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Launch Word and run Q-Legal from inside (or run it totally outside of) Civil 3d. Create, customize and save multiple headers, footers and curve templates on the fly...

Change the description POB and even reverse a counter-clockwise parcel all from Word. 

Show tangency/non-tangency, reverse/compound curvature, radius, arc length, tangent length, direction of curve, central angle, chord bearing and distance and/or 2 radial bearings (P.C. to radius and radius to P.T.).  Also you can now use different curve templates for tangent and non-tangent curves... 

Set and save your own verbiage preferences, quickly create your own user prompts. Q-Legal even has a built in user-customizable phrase library. Add your own often used phrases to a library and insert with a click.

Toggle between Word and Civil 3D to extract information from drawings by selecting blocks with attributes, text or mtext, eliminating even more redundant typing.

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Software requirements are as follows:  

Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 or above 

Word2000 or above.

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Civil 3D Feature Settings:

Q-Legal™ was designed to work with many different feature settings. The defaults will work fine. The following settings must in place when writing legals with Q-Legal:

You must use DD° MM’ SS.SS” (spaced or unspaced) as the bearing format (spaced is the default)

The precision for both Angle and Direction must be at least 3 (i.e. nearest second)

You must use Degree as the Angle and Direction Unit

You must use Bearings as the measurement type (the default)

You must use either Foot or Meter as the Coordinate unit (foot is the default)

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Launch Q-Legal from inside or outside Civil 3D

Q-Legal™ can be launched from within Civil 3D, from Word or from the Windows Start menu.  These features allow Q-Legal to utilize the power and speed of the world's most popular Word Processing software and the World's best Civil/Survey software.

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Pricing and Ordering Information:

Single Copy: $199   Site license: $399

To purchase via Credit Card over a secure connection:
Q-Legal for Civil3D
To be billed:
Just e-mail the registration form to billing@budcad.com, we will send the authorization, registration number and invoice right away.

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  Fully Functional Downloads:

 Downloads include 2 sample curve templates, sample header & footer templates, read me file, AutoCAD menu and registration form. 

Downloads run unrestricted for 30 days (all you need is a password for continued use...).


Autodesk Civil3d 2007/2008

Autodesk Civil3d 2009

Autodesk Civil 3d 2010

Autodesk Civil3d 2011

Autodesk Civil3d 2012

Autodesk Civil3d 2013 - 2018

64-Bit Update (required for 64-bit Office)

(install full product then overwrite file in the installation folder with the update file)

To install: unzip to a temporary folder and run Setup.exe (see readmefirst.doc in the zip for complete instructions).

See pricing and ordering for information about credit card and other purchasing options.

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