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Convert Text Node To Text for extrude
KANG TENG TENG
Is there anyway to convert the element type? I need to extrude the text. Text allows me to do extrude Text node does not.
Mon, Feb 10 2020 4:28 AM
Create cell should be more clear
Joan Martinez Serra
I have wasted 3 hours to understand the correct steps to create a cell. In AutoCAD is really more easy and clear. The command: Block opens a dialoog with the necessary buttons: to put the block´s name, to select the entities, to pick the origin, etc...
Fri, Jan 24 2020 11:26 PM
Improve the method used for Anti-Aliasing Lines and Texts over raster images.
When lines and text are anti-aliased the background color is used as the basis for the anti-aliasing. When there is a raster image behind the lines the anti-aliased edges become more prominent and interfere with the proper appearance of the line work...
Mon, Jan 20 2020 10:41 PM
Match/smartmatch element templates
Match and Smart Match tools do not honor element templates. This causes issues with standards checker as later using change attributes tool active template is used and not template from selected element so mistakes happen. This issue is one of many...
Fri, Jan 17 2020 7:35 AM
improving Element Templates
Joan Martinez Serra
Hi, When we edit an element template from "Element Templates" dialog and that element template is currently active (in the Attributes combobox), MicroStation does not reload the new property values of the edited element template. Example: Currently...
Sun, Jan 5 2020 7:21 PM
Switch for View windows.
Joan Martinez Serra
Hi. 1) In The "Manage View Groups" Toolbox, or in the ribbon ("View" tab---- "View Groups" group), it would be interesting a switch button (next to the  button) to switch the function of the buttons        . Right now, if...
Wed, Dec 25 2019 12:48 PM
Keep original curve element type on modify
There seems to be counter productive "improvement" in CONNECT edition that Point Curve elements are converted to B-spline element on modify. For example using Fence Clip, break element or extend line tools. This is unexpected and the resulted spline...
Tue, Oct 8 2019 1:19 AM
Copy-Paste Entire Rows/Columns in tables
Copy-Paste entire rows or columns of data just like you can in excel. It appears we can copy from excel and paste into tables this way but not copy from the table.
Fri, Aug 2 2019 7:58 AM
Compress Design - Add an 'ALL' box to turn on\off compress options at once
When compressing a file, I'd like to be able to turn on or off all options with one click, not manually select/deselect all the compress options.
Fri, Jun 14 2019 8:52 AM
make Text word wrap work without spaces
would be nice if word wrap would work without needing spaces. we typically do a pen table replacement for the full file path when printing. but the paths are going off the page. word wrap doesnt work most of the time because it only wraps whole words...
Fri, Jun 14 2019 6:41 AM
Add "Invert selection" to context menu
Enhancement request: Sometimes I want to choose all elements of a drawing but a few. It would be way more handy to just select those few and then click on "Invert selection" (just like in Adobe Photoshop) instead of holding the STRG key and then draw...
Fri, Jun 14 2019 4:52 AM
Option to Restrict Undo to current model
It would be great if you could restrict Undo to the activ model. Currently, pressing Ctrl+Z would undo the placement of element you did in the previous model. Workflow: A design with several models. Place some elements in model A Change to...
Wed, May 29 2019 5:29 AM
Tool or setting to toggle text/dimensions/notes background on/off
MicroStation needs a simpler way to turn text background on or off in text, dimensions and notes. We do not always use Background, so we do not have it set on by default. When we do need it, it requires a special trip into the text styles dialog to...
Wed, May 22 2019 9:04 AM
MicroStation needs ability to toggle on the display of vertices for elements. Similar to how you can display them when SELECTING a feature.... LEAVE THEM ON so that I know where they are when actually USING A TOOL like Delete Vertex. (Also the categories...
Tue, Apr 16 2019 12:24 PM
Associate Element Template with Ribbon Button
From the beginning of MicroStation CAD Managers have built custom tools and menus that do nothing more that set the correct symbology and start that corresponding tool. At first it was User Commands. Simple scripts that set correct level, color, weight...
Fri, Mar 29 2019 9:06 AM
Item Types: Add a way to make Item Type Properties invisible to the user
I would like to recommend an enhancement to item types to give a function that was available with TagSets. with TagSets you could create one tagset with all the tags you want. and then there is a display column to choose to display that tag in the...
Fri, Mar 22 2019 11:46 AM
Explorer: Add more criteria/options to advanced search
When searching for multilines in references I found that you can't do that, only in models. So I'd like to have a search option for references added to the list. I'd also like to have the option to search multilines by their style added.
Thu, Mar 21 2019 7:36 AM
Picklists: Can a Picklist have a description as well as a name?
It would be useful, when managing Picklists, for a Picklist to have a description as well as a name. For example, a Picklist named "Door Furniture" might be described "Assign this Picklist to Item Type 'Door' property 'fittings'."
Fri, Mar 15 2019 1:10 PM
Please could you reinstate the 'ins' key over-type mode in the text editor!
Please could you reinstate the 'ins' key over-type mode in the text editor! Apologies for my earlier post elsewhere on this subject, I just stumbled upon this part of the forum and this seems to be the correct place to make my point I really...
Fri, Mar 15 2019 8:00 AM
Select all should select references that have treat as element turned on
Select all should select references that have treat as element turned on. Currently references set to treat as element can be selected by dragging a selection box but not by select all which is illogical.
Thu, Mar 14 2019 8:50 AM
Add filter field/sorting function to multiline drop down list
We use a growing number of multilines for various things and we're getting to a point where the list is growing too long to browse. So I'd love to see either a filter field in both the drop down list and the multiline manager or even a possibilitiy...
Fri, Mar 8 2019 3:34 AM
Parametric Constraints to a text box
It would be nice if you could apply a parametric constraint to a text box similar to how you add one for a line. This will help with offsetting from text that could be variable in length.
Mon, Mar 4 2019 7:26 AM
Parametric cells with lines on different levels
It would be helpful if parametric cells could contain lines on different levels which stay after placing the parametric cell. The behaviour I am looking for would be the same as with "normal" cells. Everything that is on a specific layer in the cell...
Fri, Mar 1 2019 10:29 AM
By Priority, By Transparency
We have the ablity to edit a level to by colour, by linestyle, by weight. It would be good to be able to do this with priority transparency and class as well
Tue, Feb 26 2019 3:12 PM
Pick more attributes through ALT + left mouse click
Some of you may already know that you can pick and subsequently activate layer, line style, weight and colour by left-clicking on an element with the ALT key held down instead of changing those settings one by one. I would love to see this extended...
Thu, Feb 14 2019 8:22 AM
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