DGN Background is using the wrong scale

Product(s): WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, CivilStorm
Version(s): 10.XX.XX.XX
Area: Layout and Data Input

Problem


When attaching a .dgn file as a background layer it does not display at the correct scale.

Solution

1. Open the .dgn in a CAD application such as MicroStation or OpenRoads.

2. Go to Settings > Design File > Working Units

3. Set the .dgn to use the appropriate working units.

Working Units [FAQ]

Control the Working Units used in files

4. If the units need to be corrected, scale the model to match the new working units.

Scaling the Data

See Also

Working Units [FAQ]

Control the Working Units used in files

Scaling the Data

Inserting an aerial image background layer in the correct location

How to add background aerial and road map images to your model

What file types are supported for background layers in the standalone platform?

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