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Microstation Makes It Easy To Preview, Print Your Designs - MicroStation tutorial


Tutorial explains how to output drawings in the size, scale, and format you need.
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Automatically Update Spreadsheet Links Every Time Microstation Files Are Opened
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Has this ever happened to you? You've been working on a design file for weeks. You've filled it with elements to your heart's content. One fine morning, you load the file in MicroStation, and your eyes open wide in dismay. Hundreds of elements are missing from your design! What happened? Your design file fell pray to file corruption.
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Changing "by Origin" Text To "word Wrap"
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