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Productivity Corner: Make Your Renderings Look More Realistic - MicroStation tutorial
As you begin using the design visualization tools of MicroStation, choosing the rendering method and experimenting with the results is quite common. However, the results can be very unpredictable. Sometimes, the default global lighting parameters for a given model are configured well enough and provide acceptable rendering results.
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Productivity Corner: Microstation`s Rendering Capabilities
Wiremesh differs from wireframe display in that curved surfaces are represented by a polygonal mesh, resulting in a more realistic representation of curved surfaces. Although wiremesh representations are useful, they present a lot of information on the screen, as the surfaces are presented as being transparent. For this reason, I use hidden line display options whenever possible.
What Can I Do With A Mesh In Microstation?
Editing Meshes in MicroStation by dropping it into shapes and creating a SmartSurface.
Hatching 101 - Part 2: Holes
Patterning around a hole using flood method, difference method or group hole method in MicroStation.
Easily Trim Elements Using The Trim Element Tool.
Do you have new users that don`t really get the IntelliTrim tool yet? Here is an easy way to trim several elements very quickly using the MicroStation Trim Element command along with the PowerSelector tool. [Note: You can also use the regular Element Selection tool to select multiple elements. Just hold down the key while you select your elements.]
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Learning about MicroStation models and improving plotting and working environments. (PDF File to dowload).