How to export an AutoPIPE model into an I-model file format?
There is no file format that can be directly export from AutoPIPE to I-model. However there is a workaround:
instructions for AutoPIPE V8i 09.05.xx.xx and higher:
1. With the model opened in AutoPIPE, select File> Export> DGN model (DGN).
2. When the dialog screen appears, save the file name to a folder location, check all applicable boxes, press OK button to continue
3. With Bentley I-model composer installed on your system, follow the programs instructions to open a DGN file and convert it to a I-model.
Import and Export - AutoPIPE
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