Learn how to join individual primary elements into complex linear element types.
- [Instructor] In this exercise we will learn…how to join existing elements into a continuous line string.…Continue using the file for chapter five:…Working with Groups.dgn.…And using View Groups, select the Create Complex Elements…model.…The next command is the Create Complex Chain command,…which allows me to join individual elements together…to create a complex single element.…Using the selection tool, hover over the elements…in this drawing to display the individual elements…for the road, parking lot outline and building outlines.…
Select the Create Complex Chain command and using…the tool settings dialogue, set the method to manual…and turn on the simplified geometry setting.…Simplified geometry controls what type…of element is created, when the individual elements…are joined.…If you select only lines, the resulting element…will be a primitive line string.…If you select lines and curves the resulting element…will be a complex chain.…Select the first line of the road and then select…the second line of the road and left-click to accept…
- Placing, points, curves, and line streams
- Editing text
- Working with dimensions
- Element attributes
- Changing the display and scales of various linestyle types
- Working with groups
- Modifying and manipulating fences
- Using measure commands
- Working with cells
Skill Level Advanced
MicroStation 3D Essential Trainingwith David Martin3h 37m Beginner
1. More Draw Commands
2. Working with Text
3. Working with Dimensions
4. Working with Element Attributes
5. Working with Groups
6. Using Fences
7. Using Measure Commands
8. Working with Cells
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