AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Copy Ribbon Customizations From Regular?

Sep 11, 2012

We recently installed Civil 3D on our computers.  Some people started working in regular AutoCAD first rather than changing the workspace in Civil 3D.  They have customized their ribbons.  Is there a way we can copy those customizations and apply them to the 2D Drafting & Annotation workspace in Civil 3D? 

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