Raster Image Frames in pdf

Hi Guys,

i have a dgn file with another dgn as a reference where raster images are included.
Now i want to print my geometry with this raster as a background from an layout model but in the pdf every raster image frame is drawn. (but i dont need them on my pdf)
Interesting is when i print out of the normal model these frames will not be drawn.

But i have to use the created layout models because of mapsheet etc....

Maybe u can help me to get these frame sout of my pdf

Greetz and Cheers

Franco

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  • Always a good idea to provide the software and version being used.

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    i have to use the created layout models because of mapsheet

    Is this a plain installation of MicroStation or possibly Bentley Map? Maybe it is another software package or tool?

    Is this related to the output to PDF and what is being displayed there or is it in relation to how this is operating within the software?
    ie. this may be a Printing and Plotting issue.

    Regards
    Andrew Bell
    Technical Support
    Bentley Systems

  • Hi,

    I'm using a Microstation V8 Connect Edition and maybe it is a Printing and Plotting Issue...i don't know really ....
    Getting 2 results:

    output from View-1 Top Model area...satellite image background without light yellow framesaround the tiles

    and output from "Layout" area with light yellow frames around the tiles

    i can't place screenshots here really (without URL) or?

    Greetz

    Franco

  • Did you activate the following in your preferences?

    I just checked with an attached raster file which I assigned a yellow color. When this setting is activated a yellow boundary shows around the raster file.

  • i think i haven't explained it Right


     the grid is not there  when i detach the rasters means the grid isn't part of the output anymore

    before i don't print a pdf is don't see any grid in the microstation

    and when i print directly out of the model i have also no grid on the output

    ist only there in the case i print a pdf out of another model than the Default one

    oh..i think thas much more confused...or?

  • the Preference Raster Manager is set on NEVER

    BUT:

    i haven't explained it ...the rasters are on a reference file which were a dwg file and i saved it as a dgn.
    Could it be that the raster images has stored a frame from the dwg file?

  • are you able to go where the dwg or the ref dgn  and determine if the are rasters not embedded and what they are called and if they are jpg are there any jgw sister files too... if they are TIFF or ECW they wont need sister files..  and file path....

    so now create a new dgn and via raster manager attach the original rasters and there should not be a border even if you attach them on a level just for the rasters...

    if they don't have a geo file like  jgw for jpg, the acad drafter may have added them by hand via the grid boxes (this has happened  to me before) ... you can fix this

    ref attach the dwg to a new dgn trace the boxes now you need to know which raster goes where, so attach the rasters one at a time interactive  via the box out lines... make sure the box is on a non print layer and the raster is on a different  layer that  prints... once all done you select  via the raster manager the rasters one at a time  and  export  them to GEOTIFF  from the options

    this will put the coordinates and datum into the raster files header... then  detach them all and reattach the GEOTIFFs not interactive  via  the raster manager  and it will reproject them to the right coordiantes without any grid or box lines... then replace this file as your raster reference holding file... very quick fix just sounds alike a lot as I didn't want to leave any steps out... oh  I forgot  you need to add a CGS to your dgn file  so you can let the cords and datum etc go with the GEOTIFFs

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  • - understand what you are saying and got a similar issue here. the tile outlines are only showing in the pdf output. The issue only seems to appear when referencing into another model. printing from the 'same' model does not present this issue, only when you print with this raster referenced through from another model. Suspect it is a user based setting in either their user prefs or a specific drawing setting - what that setting is, we are still trying to discover.  Did you ever get to the bottom of this ?

    Regards

    Stephen

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    GHD - Global Software Manager - MicroStation 

    MicroStation CE Update 16.3  |  ProjectWise CE 3.4

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  • - understand what you are saying and got a similar issue here. the tile outlines are only showing in the pdf output. The issue only seems to appear when referencing into another model. printing from the 'same' model does not present this issue, only when you print with this raster referenced through from another model. Suspect it is a user based setting in either their user prefs or a specific drawing setting - what that setting is, we are still trying to discover.  Did you ever get to the bottom of this ?

    Regards

    Stephen

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    GHD - Global Software Manager - MicroStation 

    MicroStation CE Update 16.3  |  ProjectWise CE 3.4

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