We often need to place notes involving special characters, areas, volumes, angles, etc.
Any special character present in the fonts available to MicroStation and applications based on it can be access via the Text Editor dialog.
Take the example of 'm…
So why in the world of BIM would I want to create non-parametric doors?
1. So users can place a range of pre-sized standard objects
2. Non-parametric cells are lighter but carry the same data
3. Creating non-parametric Compound Cells is fairly quick.