Are you looking for faster workflows in Civil 3D? This is the app you need!!
This app creates a dynamic tool palette linked to your current drawing's object styles.
Upon running the command a tool palette will generate. Use the drop down box to select the desired object type. Upon selection, buttons will appear with the corresponding style names. Select a button, and click an object of that type in your drawing to apply the style. Applying styles is done fast and simple!! No more jumping through numerous dialog boxes!! Just pick a style from the tool palette and apply.