Bentley DGN reader for Windows 7

Save time finding the right files using Bentley DGN reader for Windows 7

With the release of MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) we now have the ability to preview MicroStation design files in Windows Explorer and other Windows Applications.  Options include panning and rotating DGN files right from the preview pane in Windows Explorer.  Searching text inside the MicroStation DGN document can also be accomplished using the Windows Explorer search box.

Preview Pane – Windows Explorer

  1. From the Window Explorer dialog toggle ON the Preview Pane.
  2.  Select a MicroStation DGN file.  The Preview Pane will show the view navigation tools along with any additional models that exist as tabs.
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Search Box – Text Search inside DGN files

  1. In the Windows Explorer dialog path to the directory to be searched
  2. From the Window Explorer dialog type the keyword in the Search Box.
  3. In the list of search results select a file to locate the text within the MicroStation file.
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Bob Mecham

Bob Mecham

Bob joined the training and consulting firm EnvisionCAD in 2000 and became a partner in June of 2002. He has specialized in the software MicroStation & InRoads from Bentley Systems, Inc. Mr. Mecham is an industry expert in the implementation, configuration, development, and customization of the two software applications MicroStation and InRoads. Bob instructs MicroStation classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced productivity. He has extensive experience using, implementing, and instructing both InRoads Survey and InRoads Site Design. Bob received his degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the Madison Area Technical College in 1992 and has over a decade of experience in the use, implementation, and management of software and CADD systems. He has worked for a wide range of organizations providing services from general survey and engineering services to specific applications such as landfills and site design.

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