Working with MicroStation Views – Align and Copy

Written by Bob Mecham.

In this tutorial we will demonstrate two commands that will help you work with multiple views in MicroStation.

  • -The Align command aligns the contents of an entire view so that it displays the same area as the selected source view.
  • -The Copy View command copies the contents of an entire view and its corresponding attributes to other views.

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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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