Import Points CE mVBA Released to MicroStation Users

Take a look at the Import Points CE applet. Let us know what you think.

Import Points CE is an open source mVBA applet which runs in MicroStation CONNECT Edition. The applet enables users to import location data from text files of various formats. Imported points and accompanying fields are transferred to the dgn file with user-specified data mappings and graphics.  See documentation for installation details.

Points of Interest
For New and Experienced MicroStation VBA Programmers...

  1. This application makes use of MdlFileOpenDialog  (stdmdlbltin.dll). See the FileSystem module for details.
  2. The class ClsLabelEventSink is used to implement the drag and drop mapping functionality.
  3. The class ClsEventCellLibChanged implements IEnterIdleEvent
  4. Keywords, objects, methods, properties, etc.
  • Cell Related:
    • CellElement 
    • CellInformationEnumerator
    • CellInformation
    • CopyCurrentElement
    • GetCellInformationEnumerator
    • IsCellLibraryAttached
    • MoveToNextElement
    • ReplaceCurrentElement
    • ResetElementEnumeration
  • File Related:
    • Close
    • EOF
    • FreeFile
    • Line Input
    • Open
  • GCS Related:
    • ActiveGCS.MasterUnitsFromLatLong
    • GeographicCoordinateSystem
    • GeoPoint3D
  • Item Data:
    • .AttachItem 
    • .GetItemTypeByName
    • .FindByName
    • ItemTypeLibraries
    • ItemTypeLibrary
    • ItemType
    • ItemTypeProperty
    • ItemTypePropertyHandler
  • Misc.
    • Collection
    • ElementEnumerator
    • ElementScanCriteria
    • GetLastValidGraphicalElement
    • GetSetting, SaveSetting
    • InStr
    • Is3D
    • Is Nothing
    • LineElement
    • Option Base 1
    • Point3dZero
    • PropertyHandler
    • PtrSafe
    • Select Case
    • TextNodeElement
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