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    • Mon, Nov 14 2016

    MicroStation - Hypermodeling

    MicroStation’s advanced parametric 3D modeling capabilities allow infrastructures of any discipline to deliver data-driven, BIM-ready models. You can get all the advantages of BIM without the need to change your existing workflows and as you know, M...
    • Mon, Nov 7 2016

    Functional Components

    The Functional Components enablement in MicroStation allows for you to experience true 3-D parametric design for advanced design modeling, leveraging both 2D and 3D constraints to accurately capture and model design intent. The CONNECT Edition intr...
    • Mon, Oct 31 2016

    MicroStation Intrinsic Geo-Coordination

    More often than not, projects start with existing data and can come in many forms with many data types. MicroStation CONNECT Edition has the ability to read various data types and geo-coordinate this data. If you want to capture existing conditions to com...
    • Mon, Oct 24 2016

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition's Reality Modeling

    Communicating your design intent or evaluating a design in the context of where it is in relation to the real world has never been easier with the use of MicroStation CONNECT Edition. One of the newest features is the ability to utilize ContextCapture (*....
    • Wed, Oct 19 2016

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition's Automated Deliverables

    In today’s world, infrastructure projects are very complex with many deliverables requiring data-rich files. MicroStation CONNECT Edition can help save time by aiding in automated deliverables. With the CONNECT Edition, you can automate sheet genera...
    • Fri, Sep 16 2016

    Association Types in Note Tools

    In MicroStation CONNECT Edition, the association of notes with elements has been enhanced. The Place Note and Place Label tools have two types of associations, one is the regular association and other is relative association. Let’s see how each of t...
    • Wed, Sep 7 2016

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition and the AutoCAD User

    Join us for a webinar on this topic. There are many folks who use either MicroStation or AutoCAD, and some who use both. I wanted to share some of the things that AutoCAD users should know about MicroStation CONNECT Edition. At first both are ...
    • Tue, Aug 16 2016

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition's Integrated Ribbon Search

    The MicroStation CONNECT Edition has a number of advanced features in the ribbon intended to help a user be more productive. One such feature includes a ribbon search that searches for tools or dialogs across multiple workflows and ribbon tabs, the abilit...
    • Fri, Aug 12 2016

    Make your Reality Models smarter with MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2

    In MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2 we worked to make our Reality Model smarter and more useful We started by introducing a new dialog for managing Reality Mesh attachments. All the tools, previously accessible only by key-ins, can now be started usi...
    • Fri, Aug 12 2016

    Leverage Manufacturer Content in Autodeskā„¢ RFA Format with MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2 introduces support for content in Autodesk™ RFA format. You can place it as a parametric cell, reference it, or import it into the active DGN model. The RFA content keeps all of its original variations (al...
    • Fri, Aug 12 2016

    Lightning Fast Hidden Line Rendering in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 2 we introduce a new and much faster, multi-threaded Visible Edges processing engine which will take advantage of all available CPU cores. Benchmark testing has shown very significant improvements in hidden line process...
    • Mon, Jun 20 2016

    Creating Templates for Tables

    The MicroStation CONNECT Edition provided the feature of creating tables in your DGN files. If your organization has standard templates that your tables should follow, you can create such templates in MicroStation and apply them while placing tables in yo...
    • Wed, Jun 15 2016

    AutoCAD Key-ins in MicroStation

    AutoCAD Key-ins in MicroStation Does your organization have users that are new to MicroStation? Do you have a user that is more familiar with AutoCAD? Is there anything to help a new user acclimate to MicroStation more easily? As a long-term user, it is ...
    • Wed, Jun 15 2016

    Reporting on MicroStation V8i DGN data in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition

    By now you have seen the new features in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition. In fact, some of you have moved to the new version, have learned a bit about it, are planning to update to it or are testing it in some way. One new feature is the ability ...
    • Fri, Apr 1 2016

    Multi-scale Details Using Annotative Hatching

    In the MicroStation CONNECT Edition support for Annotation Scale has grown to include patterns (Hatch Area, Crosshatch Area, Pattern Area, and Linear Pattern). When placing a pattern, the Annotation Scale Lock Toggle is available in the patterning tool se...
    • Fri, Apr 1 2016

    Bing Maps in MicroStation

    A picture is worth a thousand words may be an old idiom, but it applies to our design projects as well. Have you ever had a need to have your project, your designs displayed within the context of a map or aerial image? In many cases you may not have dedic...
    • Fri, Apr 1 2016

    Drawing Boundaries -- A Solution for Accelerating Sheet Creation and Layout

    Within the MicroStation CONNECT Edition's modeling environment, the technologies collectively known as the Documentation Center will be the focal point of this blog. Let’s take a look at one of the new features of the Documentation Center that c...
    • Tue, Mar 29 2016

    Splitting Tables

    At times, you may want to split or break a long table so that it fits properly on the sheet. In such case, the Add Table Break handle on the table can be very useful. See the video below for usage of this handle. (Please visit the site to view this ...
    • Wed, Mar 2 2016

    MicroStation CONNECT Edition SIG Meeting - March 8 - Registration is Open

    Join Samir Haque online Tuesday, March 8, for a MicroStation CONNECT Edition Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting. Sessions are scheduled for 11 a.m. EST and 7 p.m. EST . The topic will be Managing Configurations in MicroStation CONNECT ...
    • Thu, Jan 14 2016

    More MicroStation CONNECT Edition online classes scheduled for late January

    Classes are scheduled to accommodate multiple time zones. Use a Time Zone Converter to determine your local start time. 3D Constraints in MicroStation CONNECT Edition United States Jan. 20, 2016 Carlos Nobuo 2D Constraints in MicroStation CONNECT...
    • Thu, Jan 14 2016

    More MicroStation V8i online classes in January

    Classes are scheduled to accommodate multiple time zones. Use a Time Zone Converter to determine your local start time. MicroStation Basics Full MicroStation V8i United States Jan. 19-21, 2016 Carlos Nobuo Create 2D Plans from 3D Geometry in a Ci...
    • Mon, Jan 4 2016

    New Classes for a New Year!

    The MicroStation training schedule starts strong in January. The classes listed below are scheduled through January 15. For a complete schedule of all upcoming MicroStation virtual classes, click here . MicroStation V8i: Create 2D Plans from 3D Geom...
    • Thu, Dec 17 2015

    "Ask the Instructor" sessions with Steve Rick added to year-end schedule.

    Whether you're a new MicroStation user or experienced professional - if you've got questions about how to use MicroStation V8i, ideas about what MicroStation can do, or just want to reaffirm that you are utilizing the software to its ful...
    • Tue, Dec 8 2015

    Register Now for Final MicroStation Classes of 2015.

    Classes are scheduled in United States – Eastern time unless otherwise noted. Use a Time Zone Converter to determine your local start time. Latest in MicroStation SELECTseries 3 in a Civil Project Workflow V8i Dec. 11, 2015 Elivagner Barros d...
    • Wed, Nov 25 2015

    Early December MicroStation virtual class schedule

    Classes are scheduled to accommodate multiple time zones. Use a Time Zone Converter to determine your local start time. To see all upcoming MicroStation classes, click here . CONNECT Edition Functional Components: Adding Design Intent to your Design...