5 MicroStation Variables every User should have defined
Written by Bob Mecham.
There are three major categories when defining a Network workspace. We talk about them in our MicroStation CAD Manager class. The User Level is intended for the specific user preferences and customizations. The User config can be setup to use the Windows login name. Thus allowing roaming profile so no matter where the user logs in their MicroStation interface and MicroStation customizations follow.
Defines the file name that holds the mouse button menu.
“AccuDraw Shortcuts” Text file listing AccuDraw shortcut keys.
“Function Key Menu” Open function key menu file.
Directories that are searched when opening an existing VBA project.
Directories containing DGN library files that store tool, toolbox, task, menu, and icon customizations.
Here is an example of what my own User Configuration File looks like with the files and folders.
_USTN_USERDESCR = $(USERNAME) Workspace _USTN_USERINTNAME = $(USERNAME) MS_FKEYMNU = $(_USTN_USER)/$(USERNAME).MNU MS_ACCUDRAWKEYS = $(_USTN_USER)/$(USERNAME).TXT MS_BUTTONMENU = $(_USTN_USER)/$(USERNAME).BTNMENU MS_VBASEARCHDIRECTORIES < $(_USTN_USER)/vba/ MS_GUIDGNLIBLLIST < $(_USTN_USER)/$(USERNAME).DGNLIB
What variables do you define at the User level to make MicroStation your own?
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