CAD Manager – MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)

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This training manual is only available if you take one of our instructor led training classes. We can also provide this training onsite at your location.

The content presented in this training is designed for CAD Managers and Administrators that are responsible for the installation, configuration, and standardization of MicroStation. The CAD Manager will learn how to create and implement standards resources used by MicroStation in a managed workspace environment. This training is not intended for production users. This course requires that the student has a solid understanding of MicroStation.

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SECTION I: LICENSING AND INSTALLATION
1. SELECTserver Licensing

Licensing Options
Install SELECTserver
SELECTserver Administration Interface
Bentley License Management Tool
Group Policy

2. Installing MicroStation
Minimum Recommended Workstation
Default Installation
Uninstalling MicroStation
Customizing the Installation

SECTION II: STANDARD RESOURCES
3. Level Libraries

Level Naming
Creating a Level Standard
Managing Levels

4. Text Style Libraries
Text Style Naming
Creating a Text Style Standard
Managing Text Styles
Annotation Scale

5. Dimension Style Libraries
Dimension Style Naming
Creating a Dimension Style Standard
Managing Dimension Styles

6. Cell Libraries
Cell Naming
Types of Cells
Creating Standard Cell Libraries
Managing Cell Libraries
Creating a Cell
Cell Selector

7. Custom Linestyles
Custom Linestyle Naming
Managing Linestyles
Creating a Linestyle
Modifying a Linestyle
Linestyle Scale

8. Multi-line Styles
Multi-line Style Naming
Creating a Multi-line Style Standard
Managing Multi-line Styles

9. Colors
Color Resources
Creating Standard Color Libraries
Managing ColorTables
Managing Color Books

10. Seed Files
Managing Seed Files
Save Settings

SECTION III: CUSTOMIZE MICROSTATION
11. Element Templates

Managing Element Templates
Element Templates Dialog
Create Template Groups
Create Individual Element Templates

12. Named Expressions
Managing Named Expressions
Named Expressions Templates Dialog
Named Expression Operators

13. Graphic User Interface
Managing Graphic User Interfaces
Customize Dialog
Tool Boxes
Tasks
Main Tasks
MenuBar
Context Menus
View Popup Menu
Tentative Popup Menu

SECTION IV: WORKSPACES
14. Introduction to Workspaces

Workspace Setups
Corporate Workspace
Client Workspace
Project Workspace
Discipline Workspace
Workspace Parts

15. Configuration Variables
What does a Configuration Variable Do?
What is a Configuration File?
Configuration Processing Order
Types of Configuration Variables
Configuration Variable File Syntax
Operators
Preprocessor directives
Variable definition references
Comments
Configuration Dialog

16. Define a Network Corporate Workspace
Workspace Directory Structure
Startup Switches and Configuration Files
Command Line Modifiers
Controlling MicroStation Manager’s Workspace Options
Define Corporate Workspace
Define Project Configuration
Define User Configuration
Define User Preferences

17. Workspace Management
Trouble Shooting the Workspace
Debugging
Updates

SECTION V: PRINTING
18. Printing

Workspace Configuration Variables
Print Drivers
Pen Tables
Print Driver or Pen Table
Print Styles
Transitioning from Batch Print to Print Organizer
Print Key-ins
Print Organizer Key-ins
Sheet Models
Text Fields

SECTION VI: APPLICATIONS AND UTILITIES
19. VBA Project Manager

Workspace Configuration Variables
General Rules/Tips for MVBA
VBA Project Manager dialog
Creating a New MVBA
Record a MVBA
Edit the MVBA
Run a MVBA
Autoload a MVBA
Run a MVBA from a Key-in
Running VBA’s Automatically
Protecting VBA’s
Declare all your variables
Using VBA Help

20. Batch Processor
Batch Process dialog
Command File
Select Files to Process
Create/Select the Command File
Process Files

21. CAD File Conversions
MicroStation V7
AutoCAD DWG
Batch Converter

SECTION VII: FILE MANAGEMENT
22. Packager

Create Package
Extract Package

23. Design File Cleanup
Compress
Data Cleanup
Dimension Audit
Standards Checker
Verify DGN

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