Learn how to break up complex elements into their primary element pieces.
- [Instructor] In this exercise, we will learn…how to break up existing element groups…using the Drop Element command.…Continue using the file for chapter five,…working with Groups.dgn.…Using the main toolbox at the top…of the task navigation dialog,…select the Drop Element command located…at position mapping number six.…If you are a keyboard shortcut user, like I am,…you can also use the shortcut six…to open the toolbox at your cursor…and select Open Groups as a toolbox.…
Let's review the elements in this drawing model.…Use the Escape key to select the Element Selection tool…and hover over the roadway lines.…Here you can see that the top of the roadway line…is a single element,…and the second roadway line…is three separate elements.…The buildings are a single element…and multiple elements.…These group commands can be used…to connect and disconnect elements from each other,…similar to join and explode in AutoCAD.…
Select the Drop Element command,…and using the Tool Settings dialog,…verify that complex Line Strings and Shapes…
- 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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