Tips Tagged: Elevation

MicroStation Tip: Apply Elevation to Shapefile Attachments

Written by Rod Wing Attached shapefile graphics by default are attached with a Z coordinate (Elevation) value of 0. Starting in MicroStation v8i (SELECTseries 3) elevations can be applied to shapefile graphics from a data field in the associated .dbf database file. To configure shapefile attachments to assign elevations based on database values set the […]

InRoads Tip: InRoads Survey Options Working with Symbols, Points, and Elevations

Written by: Bob Mecham InRoads Tip: InRoads Survey Options Working with Symbols, Points, and Elevations In this tutorial we will show you how to work with text that is displayed dynamically and written to graphics in InRoads Survey. We will look at the InRoads Survey Options dialog box and the Edit View options compared to the […]

InRoads Tip: Modeling a Conditional Curb

Written by Ronald Brys. Follow Up on Conditional Curb Openings Tip: Templates, Curbs and Driveway Openings.    See all of our InRoads tips on this YouTube playlist.     Last Month’s Tips:                     MicroStation: Backup & Undo        InRoads: OpenRoads                VBA: […]

Set Culvert and Headwall Using Dynamic Feature Lines and Pipe Networks in Civil 3D

Here is a rather simple Civil 3D work flow to create a dynamic elevation location of a culvert pipe crown daylight (See Figure below) from an existing surface or a corridor surface. Here is how it works. An existing or proposed surface should already be created. In plan, create an alignment at the culvert location […]

Vertical Profile Elevations

In this tutorial we will show you a number of workflows to track and annotate the elevations in a vertical profile. The tools we will show you include Tracking, Events, and Vertical Annotation. See all of our InRoads tips on this YouTube playlist.  

Element Display Order in 3D Design Files

In this tutorial we will show you the new procedure in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) to control the display order of elements in a 3D design file. The default method is set to the elevation of the element. With a simple edit to a Display Style the legacy draw order could also be used.

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