Have you come across any of the following scenarios?
Suppose you have created a link set in a DGN file, which
contains Links you regularly use. And now you are working on different file and
you wanted to use those links. What to do?
There are multiple link sets within active DGN file
containing different types of links and you have to switch between them
regularly. Every time you have to go to Project Explorer, memorize and select
link set you want from drop down. Time consuming work right?
One way is to create all those links once again in the
active file in which you are working on.
There is another simple solution, Link to a Link Set or Link
You can create link to Link Set using Create Link dialog in
This will open Create Link dialog.
In this dialog, there is a drop down on the right side of
the just above Cancel button.
When you click on the drop down, available Link Sets will be
You can create link a Link Set or Link to a folder within
Link Set using this dialog. When you expand the Link Set link, it will display
all the links present within that Link Set.
If you double click on the Link Set link or select right
click – open, Project Explorer will make the Link Set active. If that link set
is from external file, then Link Set dialog is switched to “Selected file”.
You can edit Link Set links using Link Properties dialog.
Select Right click – Properties on Link Set link. You can specify Link Set name
within the file specified in Full Path.