CAD Manager Tools

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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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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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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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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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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