Lubo B said:I´ve decided for transient elements because I thought its the right idea
Bentley staffer Brien Bastings provided this tip: A view decorator is good for things that may be changing every frame/cursor motion, an IViewTransient is good for things…
I'm pleased to read that you found a working solution. And, thanks for telling us: it helps everyone!
Topaz said:elmhandle->GetHandler().ApplyTransform(*elmhandle, tInfo) works better than all the CopyContextContent methods
The help for Elemen…
Brien Bastings said:It is not valid to add a complex chain or shape as a child of another complex chain or shape
Lubo B said:I have it like this because i wanted a way to differentiate between parts of my element in VBA
Brien Bastings is a member of the…
Thank you Jon Summers and Brien Bastings for your response.
I ended up using both suggestions. I used Jon's suggestion to create a recursive function using ChildElemIter to get the "leaf" nodes of each element of the model, and then I used Brien…
Christine Joy said:mdlClip_isElemInside works perfectly when the element is a persistent element. It only crashes on elements that have not yet been added to the design file
As Brien Bastings commented, a persistent element has a DGN model associated with…
ARISTOTELIS KOLYMPARIS said:I want to be able to draw geometry/images dynamically without having to add elements to the mode
This article describes the temporary objects you can implement in MicroStation CONNECT. Note Brien Bastings's comment: A view…
dominic SEAH said:Maybe Brien B can confirm?
dominic SEAH if you want to mention someone on a Forum, use @Name. Brien Bastings is more visible than Brien B.
When you type @ followed by the first few letters of the person's name, the Forum software starts…
andihawes said:What if a Design Model has lots of objects over several kms
Search this Forum for answers about SWA provided by Brien Bastings. Be clear in your own mind about which version of MicroStation he is commenting.
Peder Frandsen Jakobsen said:Sorry, we are using:
thanks for providing the details :-)
Accordingly to the best practices, may I ask you to:
Valerio said:I'm facing a strange issue extracting vertices from SmartSolids
It would be better to use a SmartSolid handler or query class to extract information. From MicroStationAPI help: SmartSolids and Notes are examples of cells that do not have…
Piers Porter said:None of the new C++ classes (ClipVector, ClipPrimitive, etc) seem to handle clipping of elements
We need some help from Brien Bastings!
Thanks for the clarification!
Mark Shamoun said:OBM exports these Smart Solids to DWGs as Cells
What are you hoping for in DWG? I'll defer to Brien Bastings or Don H. Fu on that.
Any idea or insight, maybe Brien Bastings or Paul Connelly?
At this point of development I would like to know whether it's bug in NET API (which probably would mean to use C++/CLI as a workaround to use the tool available functionality) or I just missunderstand…
Jan Šlegr said:The tools is "read only / query tool", so IsModifyOriginal returns true
Shouldn't that return false?
Jan Šlegr said:I am not sure what is a right value returned from OnPreElementModify
Here are some comments from Brien Bas…
Loren said:I'll try my command using the primitive classes
Jan Šlegr said:it's sometimes not clear and painful to find what method should be overwritten or what value should be returned to add or remove desired functionality
Fortunately for all…