A previous tip detailed that using any of the Flood Methods in MicroStation requires the entire region being flooded by visible in the view window.
A Commenter asked how to do this for a long, thin region where you couldn’t identify a point inside the area.
Here is how to accomplish that task…
In the image below we have a long roadway segment. There is a 25′ wide strip along the right side of the center line we want to fill.
- Zoom in on the shaded area (or any area along the region) so that we can identify a blank area inside the region to be flooded.
- Select the flooding tool (in this case Create Region) and configure the desired tool settings
- Place a tentative point somewhere inside the area to be flooded for the flood point – The tentative crosshair will have a dashed symbology
- Use your mouse scroll wheel to zoom out so the entire region is visible
- Click a data point (<D>) to select the tentative point
- The bounding region will highlight
- <D> again to complete the flood
- The region is now filled.