Posts Tagged ‘reference files’

Tips & Tricks — Help! I need to turn off reference file display.

Friday, 14 June 2013

By Rick Sewell, Customer Support
Clearwater, Florida, USA — Large MicroStation projects tend to be broken up into multiple design files by discipline. You might have one set of designers working on plumbing, another set on electrical and so on. Then, a corresponding file from each discipline is referenced to a master file to complete the picture for that one set of files. Of course, that one finished set of files is only one of many such sets needed to complete the project — but normally each set of files is handled in the same fashion.

Now, what happens when …
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Tips & Tricks — Replace the reference file paths in all of your sheet files at the same time!

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

By Rick Sewell

Have you ever completed a project and then found out that the client needs some of the references saved with a different path? The purpose of this article is to show you how to replace the reference file path saved in your sheet files — while retaining all of your varying reference file names — in just minutes.

  1. Load RefManager from your “Axiom” menu in MicroStation.
  2. On the main dialog box, set “Action:” to “Modify Reference File Attachments”.

Make life easier with cloning.

Friday, 7 September 2007

Automate the process of adding new reference files.

Clearwater, Florida, USA — Axiom is pleased to give you back your evenings and weekends. As the world’s oldest and largest third-party solutions provider for MicroStation, Axiom is known for breakthrough enhancements to the applications in MicroStation Productivity Toolkit. Coincident with RefManager’s 20th anniversary (RefManager is a Toolkit component), Axiom outdoes itself by offering one of the most customer-demanded, weekend-liberating enhancements in Axiom’s history.

Liberate your weekends — let RefManager take care of the scaling and clipping so you can get to grilling and flipping.

RefManager now automates the …
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Dragging and dropping reference files

Sunday, 7 March 2004

Save some time and attach reference files to a design file by selecting them in Windows Explorer and dragging and dropping them into the “Reference Files” dialog box in MicroStation. This can be especially helpful for users with multiple monitors and can be done with both vector and raster reference files.

To attach a reference file to a design file, drag and drop the file from Windows Explorer into the “Reference Files” dialog box.