• [v8i VBA,excel2007] Reading & writing distance from excel/csv

    Hi all,

    Currently, I am getting the inputs from the client in the excel format (  attached).I will have to measure each distance from a reference point and individually place  the info along the linestring.I want to speed up this task by linking the distance…

  • 3D Cell Library to 2D Cell Library maintaining the Hidden lines view

    I know how to convert a 3D file to a 2D file.  What I have is a 3D cell library I need t convert to a 2D cell library and maintain the hidden line top view.

    I haven't found anything on this.

    I could use the help.

    I imagine that this would be a very…

  • Another Cell issue - How do I create this?

    I'm completely stumped by this just now. I'm trying to create a cell of a carpet tile which comprises of 600x600mm square that has an outline fill colour and a dropped stucco pattern on top to give it a bit of texture. When I place the cell as an associative…

  • Capturing Design History Version Numbers with VBA.

    I have been trying to capture the Design History iteration number by using the sample code shown below.

    I can capture the raw History number but the last digit being chopped off. I am using a main.minor number format. Minor number can go into double…

  • Convert V8 Cell Library to V7

    Has anyone found an easy way to do this?

    I need to convert them for use in SmartSketch.

    Cheers

  • intelligent cells making and placing

    hi

    i wanna know that is it possible to built such cells in microstation v8i so when i place it in a sheet

    it will ask me which view ( front  side plan or isometric) i wanna use . like i wanna use a BOLT so

    i could use any view according to my need but…

  • mdl load cfgvars printCfgVarResource

    This command doesn't seem to work in V8i Select Series 1

    Also doesn't seem to work for me when working from ProjectWise.

    Any thoughts?

  • Method for "masking" or "wiping out" objects

    Hi All,

    Is there a way to mask/wipeout objects, using say a shape with a certin fill color (or any other method)? I know with text, you can set it to have a background color of "BG" but I cannot find this color when selecting the fill color of a shape…

  • microstation fit view issue

    hi all,

    microstation noob here!

    we have a dgn file that (all of a sudden) when is opened, does not display correctly when fit view - all is used, but displays correctly when fit view - reference is used.  when fit view - all is used, the drawing does…

  • Move Data to new Level

    Team,

    I have a Cell Library [with hundreds of Cells] I need to remap data from one Level to another.

    Cells were imported from DWG block Library directory.

    Some data is on Level named '0' which is the DGN Default, so I cannot simply rename the Level…

  • MS_THUMBNAIL = ViewExtent

    Suggestion on the MS_THUMBNAIL variable. With this value assigned [See thread subject line] then the system will create/update the thumbnail image using the lowest numbered open view (for example, if views 4-8 are open, view 4 is used) per the existing…

  • My MicroStation Configuration Variables Favorites

    !Warning - before changing config variables contact your admin!
    MicroStation Administrator Training is recommended to understand the hazards - You have been warned

     

     

     

     

     

      

     

     

    KeyIn for all available MicroStation Configuration Variables

    Two textfiles…

  • reference paths

    So how do I figure out what the reference paths are so I can set up an identical directory structure for a set of drawings.  The reference manager is just showing the names (in red) and not the paths.

    The set of drawings came from outside our organization…

  • Run MicroStation from Run cmd

    Team,

     

    Is there a way to run MS from the Windows 'Start->Run...' or from the DOS box 'cmd' ?

    Something like a shortcut 'C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e,"...."

     

    I already run normal short cuts with the full pathname but…

  • Tags to Excel

    Hi Folks,

    I need to export TAGS to Excel, there anybody who knows how to connect MiroStation with Excel...(ODBC maybe...)

    I already read the MicroStation help..but does not mention anything about it....

    Thanks in advance

    Cristian

  • VBA Design History Add

    Folks,

    Are there any examples floating around which demonstrate adding to Design History, allowing for text to be added to Design History remarks, and then commit changes?

    Thanks

  • What is cfg file syntax for v8i VERSION number?

    This should be an easy one, but I can't find the answer anywhere.

    What is the correct syntax for specifying the V8i version in a config file?

    For example, for version XM in the config I say: %elif defined  (_VERSION89)

    What is the number…

  • Wishlist and CR posts

    A lot of users want to give us input on what to do with the product.  A lot of these ideas come to us as being really good from the start others require the user base to kick them around a bit (you can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times).  Here is…

  • WorkStation Policies and Local Administrator for Normal users.

    Our IT group rolls out network and desktop policies to our CAD Workstations almost on a weekly basis. Usually to restrict what a user can and cannot do.

    For example normal users cannot access Folder Options under Windows Explorer, Nor can users add/remove…

  • WorkStation Policies and Local Administrator for Normal users.

    Our IT group rolls out network and desktop policies to our CAD Workstations almost on a weekly basis. Usually to restrict what a user can and cannot do.

    For example normal users cannot access Folder Options under Windows Explorer, Nor can users add/remove…