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After Doing Everything Possible, My MicroStation–AutoCAD Translations Are Still a Mess!

Translation Tips and Tricks, Part 3 By Rick DeWitt, Axiom Senior Product Manager In the two previous articles on translations (My Translations Are a Mess! and My MicroStation–AutoCAD Translations Are a Mess, Part 2), I talked about various types of problems that can occur when translating between MicroStation and AutoCAD. There may not be a…

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Preventing MicroStation File Corruption

An Ounce of MicroStation File Corruption Prevention is Worth Two Rounds of Golf! By Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services When design file corruption strikes, it can be anywhere from irritating to downright devastating. It has caused reduced profits, tainted reputations and loss of “fun time”. Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services, has…

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Disorganized and Non-Standard MicroStation Cell Libraries Taking a Toll on Your Time?

CellManager can help you fix them right now! Clearwater, Florida, USA — Have you ever wanted to set up a new cell library composed of certain cells that are presently located in three or four (or more) cell libraries in various locations all over your network? CellManager allows you to easily manipulate multiple cell libraries…

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MicroStation Made Easier: CAD Standards Support for MicroStation V8i and ProjectWise

Don’t let CAD standards problems bite you in the backside. SpecChecker, SpecMonitor and SpecManager, three key software components of MicroStation Acceleration Garage will help ensure your CAD standards are being used. And now, these three vital CAD standards tools work with V8i and ProjectWise. Need to ensure certain elements are on certain levels in dozens,…

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Tips & Tricks: MicroStation V8i Shortcuts

By Ed Mendoza, Axiom Learning Expert Want to speed up your design work in V8i or XM? Try using these keyboard shortcuts.

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My MicroStation–AutoCAD Translations Are a Mess!

Translation tips and tricks, part 2 By Rick DeWitt As mentioned in my previous article on translations, “My MicroStation–AutoCAD Translations Are a Mess!”, the problems that can come from translating between MicroStation and AutoCAD are extensive. Here are some more of the common problems that people have when translating files: Wrong level names in the…

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Merging MicroStation reference files in V8i and ProjectWise just got easier.

Whether you need to modify attachments, quickly change reference file paths — in bulk — search for attachments, automatically attach references, discover the exact status of attachments or identify missing attachments, RefMerge is the tool to use. RefMerge can now exclude or limit reference file attachments, from the merge, based on one or more filter…

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Editing MicroStation Workspaces Made Easier

Want a better way to edit your user’s workspaces without having to wade through complex MicroStation configuration files just to find the variable definition you need to edit? Axiom’s Global Workspace Manager allows CAD managers to set up, monitor and change MicroStation workspace configuration settings on multiple workstations from a single location! Now, Global Workspace…

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MicroStation reference file management in V8i and ProjectWise just got easier.

Whether you need to modify attachments, quickly change reference file paths — in bulk — search for attachments, automatically attach references, discover the exact status of attachments or identify missing attachments, RefManager is the tool to use. Now, even if you’re working in V8i or using ProjectWise, RefManager is still there with you making your…

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My Translations Are a Mess!

Tips for translating files between MicroStation and AutoCAD By Rick DeWitt The list of problems that come from translations is so long it almost defies belief. How do you fix or prevent the messes that occur when translating CAD files from AutoCAD to MicroStation? First, I’m going to identify some of the major problems that…

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