Learn how to use your AutoCAD blocks in the MicroStation environment.
- [Tutor] This exercise will demonstrate…how to use your AutoCAD Blocks in Microstation.…Continue using the file for chapter eight,…Working with Cells.dgn,…and using View Groups, select the AutoCAD Blocks model.…You can use your AutoCAD Blocks in Microstation…in their native DWG format as cells.…Since AutoCAD Blocks are generally organized…into folders containing the individual block files…called WBlocks, these files can be directly accessed…using the configuration settings available in Microstation.…
Using this configuration variable,…I can define the location of the AutoCAD WBlocks files.…Using the pull-down menu,…select Workspace + Configuration,…and using the Configuration dialog,…select the DWG/DXF category.…If I select the AutoCAD Block List variable,…you see below how it has been defined…to use the folder containing my AutoCAD WBlock files.…Pick Cancel to close this dialog.…
Many AutoCAD users are beginning to store blocks…in a single file on a server,…and using utilities such as Design Center…or Tool Palettes to access them.…
- 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
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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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