CAD Manager MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)

Level: Advanced

Designed for CAD Managers and Administrators that are responsible for the installation, configuration, and standardization of MicroStation. The CAD Manager will learn how to create and implement standards resources used by MicroStation in a managed workspace environment. This training is not intended for production users. This course requires that the student has a solid understanding of MicroStation. A training book is provided when you attend any of our class formats.

Madison, WI
24 Hour Class

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Software Licenses and Hardware

Students are responsible for providing software licenses when attending any of EnvisionCAD’s open enrollment classes. Students who provide their own hardware are offered a $250 discount on registration fees.

Cancellation Policy for Open Enrollment Courses

  1. Substitutions of attendees may be made at any time.
  2. Cancellation requests must be received in writing, by email or fax. You are responsible for ensuring that EnvisionCAD receives your written request. EnvisionCAD will reply with a written acknowledgement.
  3. Attendees must cancel more than 15 business days prior to the course date to receive a full refund.
  4. Cancellations made 6 to 14 business days prior to the course date will result in forfeiture of 50% of the course fee.
  5. Cancellations made 3 to 5 business days prior to the course date will result in forfeiture of 75% of the course fee.
  6. Cancellations made 2 or less business days prior to the course date, or failure to appear for the course, will result in forfeiture of the entire course fee.
  7. EnvisionCAD reserves the right to cancel or reschedule open enrollment courses at any time. If we cancel or reschedule a course due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, you are entitled to a full refund. But EnvisionCAD is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. In the event we cancel a course in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted via email and/or phone using the information you provided when you registered. Please be sure to provide up to date contact information.


23 chapters | 539 pages View topics covered

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  • LICENSING AND INSTALLATION: SELECTserver Licensing: Licensing Options, Install SELECTserver, SELECTserver Administration Interface, Bentley License Management Tool, Group Policy; Installing MicroStation: Minimum Recommended Workstation, Default Installation, Uninstalling MicroStation, Customizing the Installation
  • STANDARD RESOURCES: Level Libraries: Level Naming, Creating a Level Standard, Managing Levels; Text Style Libraries: Text Style Naming, Creating a Text Style Standard, Managing Text Styles, Annotation Scale; Dimension Style Libraries: Dimension Style Naming, Creating a Dimension Style Standard, Managing Dimension Styles; Cell Libraries: Cell Naming, Types of Cells, Creating Standard Cell Libraries, Managing Cell Libraries, Creating a Cell, Cell Selector; Custom Linestyles: Custom Linestyle Naming, Managing Linestyles, Creating a Linestyle, Modifying a Linestyle, Linestyle Scale; Multi-line Styles: Multi-line Style Naming, Creating a Multi-line Style Standard, Managing Multi-line Styles; Colors: Color Resources, Creating Standard Color Libraries, Managing ColorTables, Managing Color Books; Seed Files: Managing Seed Files, Save Settings
  • CUSTOMIZE MICROSTATION: Element Templates: Managing Element Templates, Element Templates Dialog, Create Template Groups, Create Individual Element Templates; Named Expressions: Managing Named Expressions, Named Expressions Templates Dialog, Named Expression Operators; Graphic User Interface: Managing Graphic User Interfaces, Customize Dialog, Tool Boxes, Tasks, Main Tasks, MenuBar, Context Menus, View Popup Menu, Tentative Popup Menu
  • WORKSPACES: Introduction to Workspaces: Workspace Setups, Corporate Workspace, Client Workspace, Project Workspace, Discipline Workspace, Workspace Parts; Configuration Variables: What does a Configuration Variable Do?, What is a Configuration File?, Configuration Processing Order, Types of Configuration Variables, Configuration Variable File Syntax, Operators, Preprocessor directives, Variable definition references, Comments, Configuration Dialog; Define a Network Corporate Workspace: Workspace Directory Structure, Startup Switches and Configuration Files, Command Line Modifiers, Controlling MicroStation Manager’s Workspace Options, Define Corporate Workspace, Define Project Configuration, Define User Configuration, Define User Preferences; Workspace Management: Trouble Shooting the Workspace, Debugging, Updates
  • PRINTING: Introduction to Printing: Workspace Configuration Variables, Print Drivers, Pen Tables, Print Driver or Pen Table, Print Styles, Transitioning from Batch Print to Print Organizer, Print Key-ins, Print Organizer Key-ins, Sheet Models, Text Fields
  • APPLICATIONS AND UTILITIES: VBA Project Manager: Workspace Configuration Variables, General Rules/Tips for MVBA, VBA Project Manager dialog, Creating a New MVBA, Record a MVBA, Edit the MVBA, Run a MVBA, Autoload a MVBA, Run a MVBA from a Key-in, Running VBA’s Automatically, Protecting VBA’s, Declare all your variables, Using VBA Help; Batch Processor: Batch Process dialog, Command File, Select Files to Process, Create/Select the Command File, Process Files; CAD File Conversions: MicroStation V7, AutoCAD DWG, Batch Converter
  • FILE MANAGEMENT: Packager: Create Package, Extract Package; Design File Cleanup: Compress, Data Cleanup, Dimension Audit, Standards Checker, Verify DGN