CAD/BIM Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks: MicroStation V8i Shortcuts

Want to speed up your design work in V8i or XM? Try using these keyboard shortcuts. Ed Mendoza, veteran CAD Professional and Axiom Learning Expert, provides tips from his storehouse of experience. Since the introduction of V8 XM, you can easily interact with MicroStation’s Main Toolbox, Tasks Toolbox, View Toolbox and Tool Settings dialog box…

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Tired of manually turning on or off level display in tens, hundreds or thousands of design files?

Have you ever received a set of project files and found that all of the reference file levels you need to see have their display turned off? It’s a pain to go through them all and manually turn on the appropriate levels. Luckily you don’t have to. RefManager can handle this in a few or…

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CAD Standards Compliance Headaches?

One of the biggest headaches in getting CAD standards compliance is finding a fast and pain-free way to verify CAD standards are being followed. You find yourself with hundreds of files and you have to manually go through each one, ensuring they all follow the required standards. You spend hours upon hours, clicking, dragging and…

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Tips & Tricks: How to Create Multi-page PDFs Directly from MicroStation!

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 Here in Axiom Support Land, people regularly ask us if we have a tool that…

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Try This Trick to Speed Up Design Projects Using the Microsoft Office Importer App

You have been there — a project deadline is closing in and you still have to import several giant spreadsheets, containing material information, specifications or measurements, into your CAD drawing. You try to import one spreadsheet and, to your horror, they’ve imported strangely. The cells are off, the numbers are misplaced and they don’t follow…

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Automatically Check Only Recent Changes When Verifying CAD Standards

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 Here in Axiom Support Land, people regularly ask us if we have a tool that…

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Where Did those Reference Files Go?

Avoid having to re-plot sheets due to missing reference files. By Eiren Smith Reference attachments can go missing when you least expect it. If reference attachments go missing prior to plotting a set of completed drawings, that’s especially bad timing, particularly if you don’t know that they went missing. Hopefully, you catch the missing references…

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Now AutoCAD and MicroStation Users Can Easily Find Details, Cells, Blocks and More Across Multiple Files

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, USA — Axiom, the world’s largest independent provider of general-purpose MicroStation utilities and a leading provider of e-learning for MicroStation and Autodesk users, announces the release of Detail Finder, an application that allows someone to quickly find details, cells, blocks and more in any number of MicroStation and AutoCAD files. Detail Finder quickly…

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Quickly and easily replace cells in all of your design files — in batch.

By Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services Rick Sewell, Axiom Director of Customer Services, has been helping CAD users with their MicroStation problems for over a decade. Rejected! You know the feeling. It’s the one that washes away any sense of satisfaction you might have had when you completed and submitted that last project.…

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