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Bentley Microstation V8i Level 2

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359781-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359781-3

In this intermediate training video for Microstation V8i, expert Peter Mann expands your Microstation knowledge beyond the beginners course from Infinite Skills. This course is designed for the user that is already familiar with the basics of Microstation, or has already completed the Learning Bentley Microstation V8i course from Infinite Skills.
This course focuses on the advanced 2D tools and drawing techniques that Microstation has to offer. Some of the advanced topics that you will cover in this computer based training video are: using Accudraw, dimensioning, annotation, drawing complex shapes, patterning, multi-lines, and custom line styles. You will learn about composite curves, active points, customizing your Microstation libraries, task lists and toolboxes, and working with the project explorer, and much, much more.
By the completion of this Microstation V8i Level 2 course you will have been exposed to the advanced 2D features and techniques that this CAD program has to offer. Extensive working files are included to allow you to work alongside the author, replicating his drawings yourself in Microstation.

Total Time: 12.25 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Getting Started
    0101 Introduction To The Level 2 Course
    0102 Units Of Measure, Design Files, And Settings
02. Key-Ins
    0201 Working With The Key-In Dialog Box
    0202 Key-Ins By Direct Entry
03. Advanced Accudraw
    0301 Adding And Naming Custom Shortcuts
    0302 How To Edit Short Cuts
    0303 More On Orthographic Views
    0304 Accudraw's Settings Menus
04. Advanced Dimensioning
    0401 Inserting, Deleting, And Associating Dimensions
    0402 Placing Dimensions In Rotated Views
    0403 Saving Dimension Settings As Styles
    0404 Placing Geometric Tolerances
    0405 Plotting Drawings At Multiple Scales
    0406 The Dimension Audit Tool And Annotation Scale
05. Advanced Annotation
    0501 Additional Text Placement Methods
    0502 Create And Save Text Styles
    0503 Using Text Nodes
    0504 Text Number Increments And Data Fields
    0505 Importing Text Files To Your Design
    0506 Checking Spelling And Finding And Replace Text
    0507 Annotation Tool Box Options
06. Reference Files And Models
    0601 What Are Models And Reference Files
    0602 Create Two New Design Files
    0603 Attach A Title Block
    0604 Scale And Move Attached Reference Files
    0605 Add Annotation To Attached Files
    0606 Additional Tools And Clipping And Masking
    0607 Copying Attachments And Elements
    0608 Attachment Hierarchies And Level Display
    0609 Saved Views And Orthographics
    0610 Additional Reference Settings And Working Units
    0611 Looking At Models
    0612 Reference And Model Exercise - Part 1
    0613 Reference And Model Exercise - Part 2
    0614 Reference And Model Exercise - Part 3
    0615 Understanding Annotation Scale
    0616 Full Size Title Blocks
    0617 Models And View Groups
    0618 Additional Information
07. Cells
    0701 Microstation's Cell Libraries  
    0702 Placing Cells
    0703 Placing Shared Cells
    0704 Using The Cell Selector
    0705 Other Cell Placement Tools
    0706 Create Your Own Cells And Libraries            
    0707 Changing A Cell's Content
    0708 More Cell Information
    0709 Cell Exercise
08. Tags
    0801 Adding Tags To Designs
    0802 Editing Tags
    0803 An Exercise With The Change Tags Tool
    0804 Generating Tag Data Reports
09. Complex Elements And Regions
    0901 Smartlines, Complex Chains, And Complex Elements - Part 1
    0902 Smartlines, Complex Chains, And Complex Elements - Part 2
    0903 Complex Shape Exercise
    0904 Creating Regions (Boolean Operations)
    0905 Dropping Complex Elements
10. Patterning
    1001 Understanding Hatches And Patterns  
    1002 Single-Line Hatches And Cross-Hatches
    1003 Patterning Methods
    1004 Patterning With Cells
    1005 Creating Your Own Patterns
    1006 Pattern Attributes And Deletion
    1007 Patterning Around Holes
    1008 Show, Match, And Change Pattern Attributes
    1009 Using The Linear Patten Tool
11. Multi-Lines
    1101 Understanding Multi-Lines
    1102 Multi-Lines Exercise - Exterior Walls
    1103 Multi-Lines Exercise - Interior Walls
    1104 How To Edit Wall Junctions
    1105 Adding Windows And Doors
    1106 Additional Multi-Line Tools And Techniques
12. Custom Line Styles
    1201 The Basic Process Of Custom Line Creation
    1202 First Step - Create The Buoy Symbol And Point Component
    1203 Second Step - Create The New Stroke Pattern
    1204 Third Step - Associate The Symbol With The Stroke Pattern
    1205 Fourth Step - Create The Compound Component
    1206 Create New Resource Libraries
    1207 Additional Information And Exercises
13. Curves
    1301 Curves - Tool Boxes And General Tools
    1302 Placing Composite Curves
    1303 Curves By A Formula And Editing Curves
14. Points  
    1401 Placing An Active Point
    1402 More Placement Tools
15. Customization
    1501 Creating Active Element Templates.
    1502 Creating Design Libraries
    1503 Locking Element Template Attributes
    1504 The Standards Checker
    1505 Using The Standards Checker
    1506 Creating Custom Tool Boxes
    1507 Creating Custom Task Lists
    1508 User Interfaces
16. Project Explorer
    1601 Starting Project Explorer
    1602 Adding Links To Project Explorer
    1603 Opening Links In Project Explorer
    1604 Adding Additional Links
    1605 Managing Links
    1606 Directory Links And The Model Links
17. Miscellaneous Items
    1701 Auxiliary Coordinate System (ACS)
    1702 Viewing ACS Orientations
    1703 Rotating Views
    1704 AutoCAD Files In Microstation
    1705 Assigning Functions To Function Keys
    1706 Packaging Design Files
    1707 Design History
    1708 Apply Data Cleanup
    1709 Named Groups, Display Sets, And Quicksets
    1710 Excel In Microstation
18. About The Author
    1801 About Me


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