See an overview of some of the chapters dimensioning commands in a real-world drawing.
- [Instructor] This exercise will demonstrate how to…use the previously discussed dimension commands…in a simple practice drawing.…Continue using the file for chapter 3,…Working with Dimensions.dgn.…And using view groups, select the practice model.…Next, let's place a linear dimension string…across the front of the building so that I can show you…how to modify dimensions if they aren't placed…in exactly the right location.…Select the dimension linear command…and verify that the method is set to linear stacked…and that the alignment is set a true.…
Define two points at the front of the building…starting on the left side…and drag the dimension to a good location…and left click to accept.…While still in the command, snap to the next point…across the front of the building…and finally, the last point…across the front of the building.…The second extension line doesn't show the gap correctly.…So, select the modify command and modify the lower extension…point to the front point on the building.…Now the gap is displayed as needed.…
- 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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