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Rick Sewell, beloved CAD ace, lives to help CAD users get their projects done on time. He really lives for this stuff. Give him a call and put him to the test. By Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services... (Continue reading)
In Microstation V8, in the Print dialog > Settings > Print Attributes there is a Print Border setting. Print Border – if selected, a border is printed based on the border statement configuration in the plot driver file (.plt). This... (Continue reading)
A question we recently received was: “Is there a way to plot the lines in some reference files thinner, without changing the drawing and keep the other reference files the same?” The easy way to handle this is to use... (Continue reading)
PDF plot driver file is new to MicroStation V8. With a very simple modification to this driver file, you will be able to produce PDF files that will permit you to turn levels on and off in the PDF. Here’s... (Continue reading)
by Rick Niewoehner There is a better way to plot the full path location of the design file being plotted. 1. Open the “Plot-(V7)” or the “Print-(V8)” dialog box. 2. Attach the “PenTable” you wish to use. 3. Edit that... (Continue reading)