You like MicroStation V8i, but…
MicroStation V8i allowed elements to be “tagged” with non-graphical data referred to as Tags. Tags were stored in Tag Sets, with the tag data providing for the reporting on tagged elements.
Though a useful feature, Tags and Tag Sets had their limitations:
You’ll love the MicroStation CONNECT Edition because…
The MicroStation CONNECT Edition introduces the concept of Item Types. An Item Type is a user defined set of properties that are used to describe an object or element, replacing Tag Sets. They provide many enhancements over the Tag Sets found in earlier MicroStation Versions. Some of these enhancements include:
The robust reporting features associated with Item Types and Items can be used to generate door and window schedules, a bill of materials, or perform simple quantities. Items attached to elements can be used to repurpose geometry, changing the display of elements not just at print time, but rather while a User is working in the design.
Item Types and Items are a powerful addition that can be found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition!
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