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2009

March

MicroStation XM Tip: Open Windows Explorer
MicroStation V8i Tip: Additional Selection Criteria
VBA Tip: Error Handling
InRoads Tip: Parametric Constraints
Civil 3D Tip: Open Dialog Box

February

MicroStation XM Tip: Pentable Level Wild Cards
MicroStation V8i Tip: Selection Drag
VBA Tip: Double Quotes
InRoads Tip: Edit Surface Features
Civil 3D Tip: Filters

January

MicroStation XM Tip: Drag and Drop Attributes
MicroStation V8i Tip: Model Enhancement
VBA Tip: Saving Settings
InRoads Tip: Importing and Documenting Templates
Civil 3D Tip: Copying Styles

2008

January

MicroStation Tip: Align Tool
MicroStation XM Tip: Reference Enhancements
InRoads Tip: Annotate Geometry Interactively

February

MicroStation Tip: Printing Combined Keyins
MicroStation XM Tip: Fences Enhancements
InRoads Tip: Tabling Geometry Annotation
Civil 3D Tip: Creating a New Drawing – Enforcing Standards

March

MicroStation Tip: Printing TIFF and JPEG Files From MicroStation
MicroStation XM Tip: Annotation Scale with Cells
InRoads Tip: Options – Collapse Dialog Boxes Automatically
CAiCE Tip: Using the Model Explorer to Manage Displayed Information

April

MicroStation Tip:Placing a North Arrow North in a Rotated View
MicroStation XM Tip: Insert Text Fields
InRoads Tip: Generate Grade Contour Command
Civil 3D Tip: Controlling Point Display Using the No Show Point Group and the Point Group Display Order

May

MicroStation Tip: Variables: Working with the Interface
MicroStation XM Tip: View Groups
InRoads Tip: InRoads Locate Lock
AutoCAD Tip: Dialog Box for File Selection
Civil 3D Tip: Using Output Parameters to Control Subassembly Behavior

June

MicroStation Tip: Variables: Working with the Interface
MicroStation XM Tip: Element Selection
VBA Tip: Variable Declaration
InRoads Tip: Generate Notes Report
AutoCAD Tip: Viewing Annotative Objects
Civil 3D Tip: Updating an Existing Drawing with New and Updated Styles

July

MicroStation Tip: Placing Superscript Text
MicroStation XM Tip: Print Destination
VBA Tip: Arrays
InRoads Tip: Quick Horizontal Alignment
AutoCAD Tip: Freeze-Thaw versus On-Off
Civil 3D Tip: Creating an Alignment and Profile from a Grading Feature Line

August

MicroStation Tip: Send To Back
MicroStation XM Tip: Place Line
VBA Tip: Reading/Writing Text Files
InRoads Tip: Compress Surface
AutoCAD Tip: Dynamic Inputs
Civil 3D Tip: Modifying Subassembly Standard Inputs

September

MicroStation Tip: Replicate References
MicroStation XM Tip: Inserting Symbols
VBA Tip: Testing for the Existence of a File
InRoads Tip: Vertical Alignment from Surface
AutoCAD Tip: Copying an Element from a Reference File to the Active Drawing
Civil 3D Tip: Deleting Layers that are Referenced by a Style

October

MicroStation Tip: Aligning Patterns
MicroStation XM Tip: Measuring
VBA Tip: Comparing Floating Point Numbers
InRoads Tip: Upload Trimble
Civil 3D Tip: Surface Boundaries from Corridors

November

MicroStation Tip: Web Browser Connect
MicroStation XM Tip: AccuSnap With Fence
VBA Tip: Putting Macro to Sleep
InRoads Tip: Stationing Improvements in XM

December

MicroStation XM Tip: Configuring Reset
MicroStation V8i Tip: Change Case
InRoads Tip: Civil Enhancements
VBA Tip: ByRef and ByVal
Civil 3D Tip: Swap Part in Pipe Network

2007

January

MicroStation Tip: Label Coordinates
InRoads Tip: Modify Design Solutions in the Roadway Designer Dialog

February

MicroStation Tip: Different Coordinate Values, Same Point
InRoads Tip: Generate Subsurface DTM’s from Log Information

March

MicroStation Tip: Set Active Angle by Points
InRoads Tip: Label Contour Intervals

April

MicroStation Tip: View Rotation Dialog
InRoads Tip: Numerical Fields and Math Functions

May

MicroStation Tip: XYZ Text
InRoads Tip: InRoads Survey Adjustments

June

MicroStation Tip: Moving Element to Elevation
InRoads Tip: Annotating Profiles

July

MicroStation Tip: AccuDraw
MicroStation XM Tip: Cloud Command
InRoads Tip: InRoads Key-ins

Augustcing Elements / Coordinate Input
MicroStation XM Tip: XM Mouse Settings
InRoads Tip: InRoads Xm Tracking

September

MicroStation Tip: Keypoint Snap
MicroStation XM Tip: Dockable and Floating Dialogs
InRoads Tip: Survey Code Extend Arc

October

MicroStation Tip: Coordinate Input
InRoads Tip: Create a DTM from Graphics Using Rule Sets

November

MicroStation Tip: Object Linking and Embedding
MicroStation XM Tip: View Preferences
InRoads Tip: XM & Managing Templates

December

MicroStation Tip: Multi-snap and Setting Priority
MicroStation XM Tip: AccuDraw Enhancements
InRoads Tip: Transform Survey Fieldbook

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