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Bentley Microstation V8i Level 2

Video Description

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 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction To The Level 2 Course 00:11:23
    2. Units Of Measure, Design Files, And Settings 00:01:22
  2. Key-Ins
    1. Working With The Key-In Dialog Box 00:08:25
    2. Key-Ins By Direct Entry 00:04:09
  3. Advanced Accudraw
    1. Adding And Naming Custom Shortcuts 00:05:19
    2. How To Edit Short Cuts 00:05:11
    3. More On Orthographic Views 00:12:45
    4. Accudraw's Settings Menus 00:05:16
  4. Advanced Dimensioning
    1. Inserting, Deleting, And Associating Dimensions 00:11:11
    2. Placing Dimensions In Rotated Views 00:07:23
    3. Saving Dimension Settings As Styles 00:07:07
    4. Placing Geometric Tolerances 00:13:04
    5. Plotting Drawings At Multiple Scales 00:08:52
    6. The Dimension Audit Tool And Annotation Scale 00:04:12
  5. Advanced Annotation
    1. Additional Text Placement Methods 00:11:39
    2. Create And Save Text Styles 00:10:34
    3. Using Text Nodes 00:06:38
    4. Text Number Increments And Data Fields 00:08:17
    5. Importing Text Files To Your Design 00:03:40
    6. Checking Spelling And Finding And Replace Text 00:05:37
    7. Annotation Tool Box Options 00:05:45
  6. Reference Files And Models
    1. What Are Models And Reference Files 00:04:29
    2. Create Two New Design Files 00:02:48
    3. Attach A Title Block 00:08:29
    4. Scale And Move Attached Reference Files 00:04:43
    5. Add Annotation To Attached Files 00:06:48
    6. Additional Tools And Clipping And Masking 00:06:53
    7. Copying Attachments And Elements 00:04:16
    8. Attachment Hierarchies And Level Display 00:11:12
    9. Saved Views And Orthographics 00:13:54
    10. Additional Reference Settings And Working Units 00:05:59
    11. Looking At Models 00:03:44
    12. Reference And Model Exercise - Part 1 00:11:20
    13. Reference And Model Exercise - Part 2 00:10:05
    14. Reference And Model Exercise - Part 3 00:08:43
    15. Understanding Annotation Scale 00:10:40
    16. Full Size Title Blocks 00:05:28
    17. Models And View Groups 00:07:37
    18. Additional Information 00:12:53
  7. Cells
    1. Microstation's Cell Libraries 00:08:53
    2. Placing Cells 00:04:22
    3. Placing Shared Cells 00:02:34
    4. Using The Cell Selector 00:04:06
    5. Other Cell Placement Tools 00:05:11
    6. Create Your Own Cells And Libraries 00:07:02
    7. Changing A Cell's Content 00:10:57
    8. More Cell Information 00:03:56
    9. Cell Exercise 00:13:55
  8. Tags
    1. Adding Tags To Designs 00:11:34
    2. Editing Tags 00:06:26
    3. An Exercise With The Change Tags Tool 00:08:01
    4. Generating Tag Data Reports 00:07:31
  9. Complex Elements And Regions
    1. Smartlines, Complex Chains, And Complex Elements - Part 1 00:08:20
    2. Smartlines, Complex Chains, And Complex Elements - Part 2 00:06:22
    3. Complex Shape Exercise 00:02:15
    4. Creating Regions (Boolean Operations) 00:05:29
    5. Dropping Complex Elements 00:09:10
  10. Patterning
    1. Understanding Hatches And Patterns 00:05:20
    2. Single-Line Hatches And Cross-Hatches 00:09:30
    3. Patterning Methods 00:04:33
    4. Patterning With Cells 00:05:35
    5. Creating Your Own Patterns 00:06:38
    6. Pattern Attributes And Deletion 00:05:13
    7. Patterning Around Holes 00:09:54
    8. Show, Match, And Change Pattern Attributes 00:03:23
    9. Using The Linear Patten Tool 00:05:43
  11. Multi-Lines
    1. Understanding Multi-Lines 00:05:32
    2. Multi-Lines Exercise - Exterior Walls 00:09:44
    3. Multi-Lines Exercise - Interior Walls 00:07:42
    4. How To Edit Wall Junctions 00:03:30
    5. Adding Windows And Doors 00:10:48
    6. Additional Multi-Line Tools And Techniques 00:09:21
  12. Custom Line Styles
    1. The Basic Process Of Custom Line Creation 00:03:17
    2. First Step - Create The Buoy Symbol And Point Component 00:05:36
    3. Second Step - Create The New Stroke Pattern 00:03:34
    4. Third Step - Associate The Symbol With The Stroke Pattern 00:04:30
    5. Fourth Step - Create The Compound Component 00:04:03
    6. Create New Resource Libraries 00:07:44
    7. Additional Information And Exercises 00:09:19
  13. Curves
    1. Curves - Tool Boxes And General Tools 00:13:48
    2. Placing Composite Curves 00:04:56
    3. Curves By A Formula And Editing Curves 00:03:39
  14. Points
    1. Placing An Active Point 00:09:12
    2. More Placement Tools 00:06:22
  15. Customization
    1. Creating Active Element Templates 00:09:18
    2. Creating Design Libraries 00:07:32
    3. Locking Element Template Attributes 00:03:41
    4. The Standards Checker 00:04:02
    5. Using The Standards Checker 00:12:24
    6. Creating Custom Tool Boxes 00:06:47
    7. Creating Custom Task Lists 00:06:41
    8. User Interfaces 00:04:40
  16. Project Explorer
    1. Starting Project Explorer 00:05:12
    2. Adding Links To Project Explorer 00:05:10
    3. Opening Links In Project Explorer 00:03:35
    4. Adding Additional Links 00:04:22
    5. Managing Links 00:04:01
    6. Directory Links And The Model Links 00:03:32
  17. Miscellaneous Items
    1. Auxiliary Coordinate System (ACS) 00:09:14
    2. Viewing ACS Orientations 00:09:16
    3. Rotating Views 00:03:56
    4. AutoCAD Files In Microstation 00:06:56
    5. Assigning Functions To Function Keys 00:04:34
    6. Packaging Design Files 00:01:56
    7. Design History 00:03:11
    8. Apply Data Cleanup 00:04:06
    9. Named Groups, Display Sets, And Quicksets 00:07:17
    10. Excel In Microstation 00:02:25
  18. About The Author
    1. About Me 00:01:05