• ABD Sheet Borders and Title Block Fields with Drawing Composition Tools and Detailing Styles

    ABD Sheet Borders and Title Block Fields with Drawing Composition Tools and Detailing Styles

    Sheet borders and title blocks can be set up for utilization by the drawing composition tools. Fields can be used in the title block for automatic insertion…

  • BIM Objects and other resources

    Hello

    This seems increasingly popular

    http://bimobject.com/

    There are a couple of other similar resources on the go (don't know how good they really are)

    There seems to be a serious absence of Microstation/AECOSim ready objects and components…

  • BIM Objects and other resources

    Hello

    This seems increasingly popular

    http://bimobject.com/

    There are a couple of other similar resources on the go (don't know how good they really are)

    There seems to be a serious absence of Microstation/AECOSim ready objects and components…

  • Building views and clip volumes

    When in a 3d model, if I want to temporarily apply a building view (floor plan/north south oriented elevation) what is the best method to "unapply" the view?  

     

    If I use the Clear clip volume tool in the Create View task, the view…

  • Creating and Elevation (Is there a better way)

    i MUST CREATE FINISHED ELEVATION OF MY BUILDING IN A 2D LINE DRAWING FORMAT.  tHIS IS STANDARD WHEREVER i GO AS THE RENDERINGS WON'T PRINT WELL ON MANY MACHINES AND ARE NOT MADE FOR WORKING DRAWINGS AS TOO MUCH WORK IS REQUIRED WHEN THE CAD FILE IS STANDARD…

  • Creating Project: New ...

    How to delete unwanted Levels; how to delete unwanted Families/Parts and/or to rename them my way, not by IFC/Unicode convention?

    In http://communities.bentley.com/products/building/building_analysis___design/f/5917/t/86026.aspx I asked how to get freedom…

  • Drawing Composition / Create Plan View(s)

    Hello,

    I am trying to use the Create Plan tool in AECOsim Building Designer. Previously clips have been placed using the Clip Volume tool but for a series of floors it seems logical using the advanced tools provided.

    Floor Manager is nicely set up.…

  • how to add a vertex to a Wall Form

    I am new to BA and unable to figure out how to add a vertex to a wall Form so I can change it's shape.

     

    How do I accomplish this.

     

    Thanks

  • How to add new level libraries to workspace?

    I'm trying to add a dgnlib file with customized levels to the workspace. But it does't work. Can anyone help me with it?

    I created a file named as Levels_my.dgnlib, in which I setup several levels as my company's request. And I put this file…

  • How to handle typical details?

    Can a detail that occurs in several places on a plan be linked to the same detail on sheet?
    For instance, we have several typical ceiling details that would occur at multiple
    locations on a ceiling plan.
    Right now I can't think of how I can use the detail…

  • Key board short cut question.

    I am looking to setup "hot keys" similar to what I am used to in AutoCAD. For instance I would like to

    hit "L" and the line command be active or "T" for trim and that command be active.

    Does a script need to be wrote for…

  • Parts and Family Structure

    The current structure of the Parts and Family system seems to be driven by building components. That is why for example There is a CMU in both exterior walls and interior partitions. It would seem to me that an improved system would be to organize the parts…
  • Perspective HyperModel Sections to Documentation

    I like the hypermodel feature where I can see my annotation displayed in my model...I want to be able to display the rotated 3D model showing the cut and annotations back on the sheet. If I create a saved view of the model in an ISO view showing the clip volume…

  • Placing Section Call outs on multiple drawings

    I am using the AutoCAD Style of sheet set up,  referencing Drawings into model views of sheets, and then self referencing the model view of the sheet into its sheet file.
    Call outs are created in the drawings, (Supposedly the recommended procedure).
    however…

  • Position mapping (from SpaceMouse discussion)

    Danny, I'm starting a new thread on this as it is another topic:

    danny-cooley said:

    ..... I have amended the default Position Mapping keys from the default.

    Sorry to say , .... this is because the default settings for the Position Mapping keys…

  • Print Organizer - how to set boundaries correctly ...

    I am struggling with setting up the boundaries for a scene in Print Organizer ...

    My goal is to print view1 in a PDF file.

    Here's a screenshot of such a scene:

    When I now add it to Print Organizer the preview looks like this:

    How can I…

  • Rambunctious References

    So I'm working on a project involving multiple sheets. 
    I want to replace all the title blocks with a new one.

    Previously I saved the tblock as a cell, and individually placed each one. As this project grows the replacement is taking more and more time…

  • Spaces

    Playing around with spaces for the first time, and running into some basic problems.

    1. According to the help file, there should be a Bentley SpacePlanner shortcut. I am running AECOSim SS4, and can't find that shortcut.
    2. According to the help file…
  • Starting .dgns, Project, Family/Parts etc

    Some guidance please, following from http://communities.bentley.com/products/building/building_analysis___design/f/5917/t/86026.aspx

    Q1) As mentioned there, when opening my current .dgn, I get:

    Error parsing ...\Dataset_GB\part\Architectural_parts.xml…

  • Walls / Parts / Datagroups

    The new place wall toolbox is based on the Datagroup system, prohibiting the direct specification of family/parts without using a datagroup.

    Is it still possible to go around this need somehow, or do we have to define datagroups for walls in our…