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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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Four Ways To Place A Diameter Symbol
Either use MS Word symbol box or shortcut key, WYSIWYG text editor style or %%c in MicroStation.
Gc Lesson 8 - Flexible Massing Models, Flexible Building Envelopes And Grabbing Metrics
Creating shapes of floors in MicroStation and saving the metrics in Excel file.
Default Tool Preference
** Free Login Required ** Regular contributor Robert Mecham explains how to put the Power in Power Selector.
Take Advantage Of Excel named Ranges When Importing
When using Microsoft Office Importer to import Excel data into a design file, you highlight and copy a range of Excel cells to the Windows clipboard and then import the clipboard data into the design file. Doing so causes the absolute row numbers and column numbers of the imported cells to be stored in the design file. For example, a cell range of B1:D25 means the data copied is in the cells contained in columns B through D and rows 1 through 25.
How Cellmanager Allows Users To Easily Copy Or Move Cells From One Library To Another
Part of ensuring that a MicroStation shop remains productive is the efficient management and organization of cell libraries. At a recent Bentley Forum, I spoke with a newly-posted CAD manager who told me that he cringes at the thought of the present state of their cell libraries. He told me they had duplicate cells everywhere; that they had many libraries created by users in unknown, almost hidden directories.