MicroStation CONNECT Edition Advanced

This is an extension of our MicroStation Fundamentals class. The tools covered here are powerful additions to any user’s arsenal. These are misunderstood, underutilized, or obscure tools that when set up correctly can have an immediate, positive impact on your workflow as well as automating and standardizing project files. A training book is provided when you attend any of our class formats.


Madison, WI
2-day class

Upcoming Sessions:


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Terms & Conditions

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.

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  • Active Points: Place Active Point, Construct Points Between Data Points, Project Active Point Onto Element, Construct Active Point at Intersection, Construct Points Along Element, Construct Active Point at Distance Along Element
  • Saved Views: Accessing the Saved View Dialog Box, Creating Saved Views, Editing Saved View Properties, Deleting Saved Views, Updating Saved Views, Importing Saved Views, Recalling Views
  • Cell Selector Utility: Creating a Cell Selector file, Resetting the Cell Selector Defaults, Loading Additional Cell Libraries, Place Cells Using Cell Selector, Configure Cell Selector Button, Saving a Cell Selector file
  • Batch Process: Batch Process dialog, Command File, Select Files to Process, Create/Select the Command File, Process Files
  • Record MVBA: 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
  • Project Explorer: Project Explorer Dialog, Create Link, Manage Link Sets, Link Sets Dialog
  • Element Templates: Element Templates Dialog, Create Template Groups, Create Individual Element Templates, Configure Menus, Using Element Templates
  • AccuDraw: AccuDraw Basics, AccuDraw Window, AccuDraw Compa, “On, the, Fly” Axis Indexing, Nudging the Compass Axis, Index Bar, AccuDraw and AccuSna, Pop, up Calculator, AccuDraw Settings, Operation, Display, Coordinates
  • Working with Office Documents: Object Linking and Embedding OLE, Paste Special Options, Tool Settings Window, OLE Viewing, OLE Updating
  • CAD File Conversions: MicroStation V7, Automatic Conversion, Batch Converter, Conversion Issues, Saving V8 DGN Files as V7 DGN Files, AutoCAD DWG
  • Design File Cleanup: Compress, Data Cleanup, Duplicates, Overlaps, Gaps, Dimension Audit, Standards Checker
  • Raster Manager: Raster Manager Dialog, Raster Manager Tool Box, Display Planes, Raster Manager Preferences, Georeference
  • Geographic Tools: Geographic Coordinate System, Global Positioning System (GPS), Export Google Earth (KML) File, Capture Google Earth Image, Define Placemark Monument, Synchronize Google Earth View, Follow Google Earth View, Google Earth Settings, Play Camera Animation In Google Earth, Longitude, Latitude Coordinate Readout, Longitude, Latitude Coordinate Input, ArcView Shapefile Import, Reference Attachmen, “On, the, fly” Reprojection, Permanent Reprojection, Raster Manager, Create New WMS Server Attachment, Reconnect Previous WMS Attachment
  • Print Organizer: Print Organizer Dialog, Print Sets, Transitioning from Batch Print, Configure Batch Print Specification, Print Organizer Configuration, Print Styles, Define Print Styles, Apply Print Styles, Modifying Print Properties, Advanced Options, Named Expression, Print Organizer Key, insAppendix, MicroStation Keyin Reference, AccuDraw Shortcut Keys V8i (SELECTseries), MicroStation – AutoCAD Terminology