MicroStation CONNECT: Cell Library Dialog

Written by Rod Wing

MicroStation CONNECT has a new look – Cell Library Dialog.

MicroStation CONNECT Cell Dialog


The Active Cells buttons for setting Placement, Point, Terminator, and Pattern cells at the bottom of the old dialog have been replaced by graphical tool icons in the tool bar across the top of the dialog.

MicroStation CONNECT Cell Dialog Active Cells


In addition, an expanded right click menu gives the user another way to set the active cells and automatically start the corresponding placement tool.

MicroStation CONNECT Cell Dialog Right Click


There is also a new option for displaying all cells referenced by the MS_CELLLIST configuration variable.

MicroStation CONNECT Cell Dialog MS_CELLLIST
Rod Wing

Rod Wing

Rod joined EnvisionCAD in March 2007 and has nearly three decades of experience working in the CADD industry. He led the IT evaluations of Bentley InRoads and AutoDesk Civil 3D at Wisconsin DOT in their overall CAiCE replacement evaluation. He also led the MicroStation V7 to V8 upgrade effort at Wisconsin DOT which included updating not only the CADD standards to accommodate the changes in the file format but also updating legacy MDL and macros to work in the new environment. Rod received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin in Cartography and a Master of Science in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University. Rod has extensive experience in CADD as well as the areas of GIS, cartography, plotting, scanning, raster editing/manipulation, publishing, and file/data translations. In all of these areas, he has produced custom tools and developed workflows to enhance productivity between diverse sets of applications. He instructs MicroStation classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced applications.


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