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Original Tip Date: Oct. 6, 2003

Transient Elements in MicroStation V8
Perhaps you've seen the message Element is a Transient Element in either the status bar or message center and have wondered what what that's all about.

A transient element is an element created by an tool or application that is created in memory only and not actually written to the file. A fine example of this is the Define Cell Origin tool - the little cross-hair symbol is a transient element that will go away if you poke on the tool again, or re-open the file.


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