Tips Tagged: Keyin

MicroStation Tip: Automate Coordinate Entries

Written by Rod Wing For those of you who have had to do a lot of coordinate entry in MicroStation, either through the key-in browser or using AccuDraw, you know what a chore that can be. You can use Excel and Notepad to create a MicroStation script file to make that job much easier. In […]

Longitude, Latitude Coordinate Input

In a previous tip we demonstrated how to obtain geographic coordinate readouts in MicroStation V8i and later releases. It is also possible to enter coordinate values in Longitude, Latitude units. When a geographic coordinate system is selected using the Geographic tool box MicroStation automatically creates an Auxiliary Coordinate System based on the selected geographic coordinate […]

Change Font Size in Word Processor Dialog

If the text in the word processor dialog is too small or jagged try increasing the display size with this key-in. “wordprocessor displayfontsize x” where x is the size  In the above screen capture the key-in “wordprocessor displayfontsize 20“ was used to increase the font display size.

Geographic Keyins

In MicroStation V8i and later releases that support geographic coordinate systems there are key-in commands available to manage coordinate system definitions. geocoordinate assign <gcsname> Assigns a geographic coordinate system to the active model. geocoordinate assign reproject <gcsname> Reprojects design file graphics in the active model from the current geographic coordinate system to a new geographic […]

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