Showing Off Your Project with RefMerge

Easy-to-use options take the frustration out of merging only the DGNs you want. Clearwater, Florida, USA — Your client needs a progress update — now! With all the layoffs happening, now would be a good time to impress your boss, but how do you quickly produce a file that includes everything that’s needed from all…

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MicroStation Can’t Find Two Elements that Are (or Should Be) Within a User-Specified Distance of Each Other. New Technology from Axiom Can.

An easier, faster and more exhilarating way to examine all your design files. Clearwater, Florida, USA — Axiom, the world’s most experienced third-party developer of products that make MicroStation easier, announces the release of a version of CadExplorer that goes even further beyond the powerful capabilities of MicroStation. CAD file inspection, normally a tedious and…

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Tips & Tricks — How to Use Live Nesting to Control Level Display in MicroStation V8i

By Abraham Rodriguez, CAD Manager, Parsons Brinckerhoff We recently upgraded to MicroStation V8i. As you know, with upgrades come lots of learning and troubleshooting. For the first month or so, we kept having to jump back and forth between MicroStation V8 2004 edition and V8i just to keep production moving until we figured out how…

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MicroStation V8i and ProjectWise support added to Axiom’s FileFixer.

For over 20 years, FileFixer has been fixing MicroStation files totally automatically. Now, the latest release adds V8i and ProjectWise support. What does FileFixer fix? Well, have you ever had: An “emergency” with a design file, where something went wrong and you needed a solution fast? An error message when trying to open a design…

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Quickly and easily move elements from one level to another in all of your design files — in batch.

By Rick Sewell Rejected! You know the feeling. It’s the one that washes away any feeling of satisfaction you might have had when you completed and submitted that last project. In looking over the reason the project was rejected, you find out that certain elements were put on the wrong level. In fact, all of…

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The agony of renumbering an entire set of MicroStation sheet files

Do you like doing the same thing, over and over, for hours on end? Clearwater, Florida, USA — How do you handle the sheet numbers and sheet counts in title blocks after inserting a new sheet into a set? Do you edit the affected values in every title block in every sheet manually? While plodding…

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Missed deadlines causing pain?

How to avoid losing on a MicroStation project that has overly complex CAD standards By Rick DeWitt I was talking to a CAD manager in the Washington, DC area the other day who seemed ready to collapse. He had been trying to get his designers to follow a client’s CAD standard for a project and…

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Import Excel 2007 spreadsheets into MicroStation with perfect formatting.

Axiom’s lastest version of Microsoft Office Importer for MicroStation was enhanced to work seamlessly with Excel 2007 spreadsheet data and Word 2007 documents. New features were also added including the ability to import hyperlinks from Excel spreadsheets as engineering links in MicroStation and the ability to manage existing Excel chart pastes. Now you can easily…

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Easily import Excel spreadsheets and Word documents into design files with perfect formatting.

Now with ProjectWise support

By Eiren Smith

Want to bring Excel spreadsheet or Word document information into MicroStation with perfect formatting and a link to the original Excel spreadsheet or Word document in case information in the spreadsheet or Word document changes in the future? Do you already use Microsoft Office Importer but were frustrated because you couldn’t use it on ProjectWise projects?

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Replace the reference file paths in all of your sheet files at the same time!

By Rick Sewell Have you ever completed a project and then found out that the client needs some of the references saved with a different path? The purpose of this article is to show you how to replace the reference file path saved in your sheet files — while retaining all of your varying reference…

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