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Messy Translations Between MicroStation and AutoCAD?

Messy Translations Between MicroStation and AutoCAD?

Translation Manager now fixes the problem of Intergraph CIT raster images being lost when translating to AutoCAD. Axiom, one of the world’s most experienced developers of time-saving CAD software products, announces the release of Translation Manager 2.0. This release adds many new features and enhancements that help eliminate the hassles normally associated with translating files…

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How Do You Get Tall Excel Pastes to Fit Into Your MicroStation Borders?

Works with Word, too! Have you ever suffered from the myriad shortcomings which plague MicroStation’s “Paste Special” command? If you’ve ever tried to get a tall Excel or Word paste into a short space, you know the kind of problems I’m talking about. In fact, in talking with our customers, we found that one of…

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PDF Your Entire MicroStation Cell Library in Under 5 Minutes

Tired of searching around for cells? You’re in charge of getting everybody on your company’s latest engineering design project up to speed and productive. The customer has supplied you with the cell library, seed files and standards that have to be followed. You open the V8 cell library and discover that there are over three…

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PowerDraft V8i Users Now Have a Low-cost Solution for Editing Raster Reference Files

Easily edit color, grayscale or monochrome raster images from within MicroStation. Axiom, one of the world’s most experienced developers of time-saving CAD software products, announces the release of a version of its popular MicroStation raster reference file editing tool, RasterDgn, for Bentley’s PowerDraft V8i. Previously, RasterDgn was only available for use with MicroStation. RasterDgn includes…

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How to Quickly Handle CAD Standard Changes — Mid-project!

Have you ever had a situation where a project’s CAD standards changed after the project started? Did you or your users spend hours — or days — manually updating design files because of it? Does your management appreciate under budget or high-profit projects? (Don’t spend a lot of time on this last one, because I’m…

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How to Do Four Hours of Title Block Changes in Just a Few Minutes

No matter whether you use MicroStation or AutoCAD If you work with title blocks in MicroStation or AutoCAD, most likely you’ve had a situation where a DGN or DWG file was added to a project, requiring you to now renumber all or a large portion of the sheet files in the project. Whether working in…

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Breakthrough — Finally — in DGN and DWG Translations!

Get translations between DGN and DWG files right the first time. Axiom, the world’s most experienced developers of time-saving CAD software products, announces the release of new software that helps eliminate the hassles normally associated translating files between MicroStation and AutoCAD. The highly-anticipated new software, Translation Manager, simplifies the process of translating files between MicroStation…

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Microsoft Office Importer Now Helps Users Fit Tall Excel or Word Pastes Inside Short MicroStation Spaces

New feature allows Excel and Word data to be flowed into columns. Axiom, the world’s largest third-party software developer dedicated to making MicroStation easier, announces a new feature in the latest release of Microsoft Office Importer called “column flow” which creates and automatically correctly sizes columns on-the-fly, when importing Word and Excel data. Microsoft Office…

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Two Ways to Make MicroStation Work a Bit Easier

How to Get MicroStation to Use Your Microsoft Word Dictionary Don’t you hate it when you have to keep adding words to your MicroStation dictionary that you’ve already added to your Microsoft Word dictionary? Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services, has been helping CAD users with their MicroStation problems for over a decade. Here…

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Tired of manually turning on or off level display in tens, hundreds or thousands of design files?

Have you ever received a set of project files and found that all of the reference file levels you need to see have their display turned off? It’s a pain to go through them all and manually turn on the appropriate levels. Luckily you don’t have to. RefManager can handle this in a few or…

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