I started using CAD from AutoCAD. I believe most CAD users (at least that I know) also start learning from it. One thing that we depend on is using the command line. There is always strong reaction when we say Autodesk should get rid of command line. I always have the deadly question when I […]
We have discussed about using text and cell to annotate our drawings. Let us explore further about annotation tools. This time, we are going to discuss how to use MicroStation dimension. Even if we create our drawings in exact sizes, plot it in certain scales, we still need to add dimensions. It doesn’t make sense […]
If you need to create isometric drawing in MicroStation, you are probably wondering how to do it easily. We are not talking about drawing the isometric in 3D model, but isometric diagram in 2D DGN. Open your MicroStation. Try to find the lock symbol in status bar, and click it. It is the active lock […]
In this MicroStation tutorial you will learn to use more annotation tools. You will learn to use pattern.
I have this question last week. So what is the advantage of using multiple MicroStation views? When I draw on view 1, then I will see the exact same object on view 2, 3, and so on. So why using it? The idea of using multiple views is not to draw different objects. When we […]
One thing that frustrate AutoCAD users who are migrating to MicroStation is finding similar tool in MicroStation. I believe the MicroStation users who are migrating to AutoCAD will have the same problem as well. I have posted how you can find the similar tool in MicroStation. However, finding the tool doesn’t mean you can use […]
This is another common question from an AutoCAD user. How can we create solid/fill pattern in MicroStation? In AutoCAD, there is a pattern type for solid fill. If you have tried to use hatch and pattern in MicroStation, you will not find it. When creating a closed element When we create a closed element in […]
What is similar tool for AutoCAD Osnap Tracking in MicroStation? Here is another problem for AutoCAD users. You may want create a drawing, start your drawing referenced to an existing point in your drawing. You can use Set Origin in AccuDraw shortcut. After you activate the tool, move the pointer over your reference point. Press […]