Tips Tagged: DWG

MicroStation Tip: Selecting your DWG Version

Written by Rod Wing When you install MicroStation the AutoCAD Real DWG library is also installed.  The Real DWG library allows MicroStation to work with AutoCAD drawings in their native format and to be recognized as genuine Autodesk dwg files when opened in AutoCAD. The chart below shows the versions of Real DWG supported by […]

MicroStation Tip: Apply Element Template to Shapefile Attachment

Written by Rod Wing.   ArcView Shapefiles contain the graphics of individual GIS layers, but the graphics have no color, weight, or line style symbology. Starting in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) an Element Template can be applied to an attached shapefile so that it will display it with the correct symbology. In the References dialog <R> on […]

Reference AutoCAD to MicroStation and coordinates do not match

Written by Bob Mecham. We have taken this support call twice in the last month so I thought I would share a solution with everyone in case you have the same problem.  The problem is the user is attaching an AutoCAD DWG file to a MicroStation DGN design file. The coordinates in each of the […]

MicroStation V8i Open a DWG File

In this workflow demonstration we will open a DWG file into MicroStation V8i. See all of our MicroStation tips on this YouTube playlist.  

MicroStation V8i Import a DWG File

In this workflow demonstration we will import a DWG file into MicroStation V8i. See all of our MicroStation tips on this YouTube playlist.  

MicroStation V8i Save As a DWG File

In this workflow demonstration we will Save As a V8 DGN file to a DWG file. See all of our MicroStation tips on this YouTube playlist.  

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