See how to create groups of various element types to improve manipulation commands.
- [Instructor] In this exercise…we will learn how to create a graphic group…from existing elements.…Continue using the file for chapter five,…Working with Groups.dgn.…And using View Groups select the Create Region model.…The next command I want to to look at…is how to use the graphic group functionality.…Graphic groups are quick way to group elements together…where you can add and remove individual elements…without breaking up the group.…When manipulating a graphic group,…the graphic group lock controls whether you edit…the whole graphic group or just part of it.…
With the graphic group lock on by default…MicroStation recognizes the group of elements…as a single element and will manipulate them as one.…With the graphic group lock off,…MicroStation doesn't see the group…and allows you to modify individual elements…within the group.…You can use the lock icon in the status bar…to check which locks are currently on or off.…The graphic group lock is on by default.…Let me demonstrate using the three tree elements shown here.…
- 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
Learning Bentley MicroStation V8iwith Jeanne Aarhus3h 11m Intermediate
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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