Rename Replace Redirrect or Substitute Reference Files in MicroStation

Hi All!

I am looking for a way to Batch Process substituting/replacing one reference file attachment for a different file. It would be similar to double clicking the Reference and Browsing to a new file. Havent been able to find any key-in for this action.

I would like to identify a current attachment and redirect it to a different file. I browsed the newsgroups and could not find a solution.

I don't want to detach the reference and attach a new reference because it would loose it's slot # and level display settings. I can't just use the MS_RFDIR to point to a different location because it has a different FileName.

Anyone have a solution? Any help would be appreciated! I have hundreds of files to do. Thanks to all (in advance)!

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  • George,

    Simplest solution I could think of....

    Rename your current reference design file name, reference.dgn to reference_old.dgn.

    Rename your new reference design file and give it the name of the current (now old) reference design file, new.dgn to reference.dgn.

    If the current reference design file and the new reference design file are not in the same location, use MS_RFDIR to add the folder location of the new reference design file that your would rename.

    Your post suggests that these files are similar because you're considering slot number and level display settings, so this might work for your situation.

    Jason

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  • George,

    Simplest solution I could think of....

    Rename your current reference design file name, reference.dgn to reference_old.dgn.

    Rename your new reference design file and give it the name of the current (now old) reference design file, new.dgn to reference.dgn.

    If the current reference design file and the new reference design file are not in the same location, use MS_RFDIR to add the folder location of the new reference design file that your would rename.

    Your post suggests that these files are similar because you're considering slot number and level display settings, so this might work for your situation.

    Jason

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