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  • 1. ProjectWise Navigator V 8 XM Essentials Bentley Institute Course Guide quot; Bentley Institute TRN009250-1/000 I
  • 2. Trademarks AccuDraw, Bentley, the quot;Bquot; Bentley logo, MDL, Micro Station and SmartLine are registered trade mark s; PopSet and Raster Manager are trademarks; Bentley SELECT is a service mark of Bentley Systems, In corporated or Bentley Software, Inc. Java and all Java-based tradem arks and logos are trademarks or registered trade mark s of Sun Micro systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Ado be, the Ado be logo, Acrobat, the Acrobat logo, D istiller, Exchange, and PostScript are trade marks of Ado be Systems Incorporated. Windows, Microsoft and Visual Basic are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. AutoCAD is a registere d trademar k of Autodes k, Inc. Other brands and pro duct names are the trademarks of their respective owners. Patents United States Patent N os. 5,8.15,415 and 5,784,068 and 6,199,125. Copyrights ©2000-2007 Bentley Systems, In corporated. MicroStation © 1998 Bentley Systems, Incor po rated. IGDS file for mats © 1981-1988 Intergraph Corpora tion. Intergraph Raster File For mats ©1993 Intergraph Corporation. Po rtions © 1992 - 1994 Summit Software Co mpany. Portions © 1992 - 1997 Spotlight Graphics, Inc. Portions ©1993 - 1995 Crite rion Software Ltd . and its licensors. Portions © 1992 - 1998 Sun MicroSystems, Inc. Portions ©Unigraphics Solutio ns, Inc. Icc © 1991 - 1995 by AT&T, Christopher W Fraser, and David R. Hanson. All rights reserved . Porti ons © 1997 - 1999 HMR, Inc. All rights reserved. Portions © 1992 - 1997 STEP Tools, Inc. Sentry Spelling-Che cker E ngine © 1993 Wintertree Software Inc. Unpublished - rights reserved under the cop yright laws of the United States and other countries. All rights reserve d. 08.09.03.65exAnim Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorpor ated Do No t Du plicate Projcctw ise Navigator V8 Xl [ Essentia ls 11 4/5 /0 7
  • 3. Table of Contentsv 1-1 Course Goals 1-1 Course Objectives 1-1 Roles 1-1 Prior Knowledge 1-2 Welcome to ProjectWise Navigator 2-3 Module Overview 2-3 Module Objectives 2-3 File Formats 2-3 Opening DGN, DWG, and XML Files 2-4 Prerequisites for Opening 2-4 Features 2-5 Models 2-5 Design history and file protection 2-5 Task based interface 2-6 Important tools 2-6 The MicroStation Manager 2-8 Interface Overview 2-10 ProjectWise Navigator's menus 2-10 Tools and Tasks 2-11 File System Browser 2-13 Component explorer 2-15 ProjectWise datasource browser 2-15 Redlining 2-16 T ool Operation 2-18 Tool Tips 2-18 Starting and stopping commands 2-18 The Tool Settings window 2-19 Alert boxes 2-19 The Key-in Browser 2-19 T he Status Bar 2-20 View Windows 2-21 View ToolBox 2-22 Mouse Functions 2-23 Mouse view controls 2-23 Copyright © 2007 Ben tley System s, Inco rpor ated Do No t D uplicate Pro jectWise V8 X1>f Ed . Na vigator If1
  • 4. Table of Con te nts T he data point 2-24 Reset 2-25 Snapp ing 2-26 Wo rking with D esign Files 2-28 Saving files 2-28 Creating a ProjectWise Navigator design file 2-28 Seed files 2-29 Cha nging units 2-29 E nding a ProjectWi se Navigator Session 2-30 Save Settings 2-30 Review Designs in a Single Environment 3-31 Module O verview 3-31 Module O bjectives 3-31 Reviewing Data 3-31 Standard 3D views 3-31 Understanding the view cone 3-32 3D view rotation 3-32 Fitting 3D views 3-34 Repositioning a view 3-35 Walk tool 3-35 3~7 By Clip Volume and Clip Mask 3-38 Component Review and Navigation 3-40 Assemble Data from Different Sources 4-49 Module Overview 4-49 Module O bjectives 4-49 Referenc es 4-49 At taching references 4-50 Attachment settings 4-51 Manipulating refer ences 4-53 Reference levels 4-53 Transparency and p riority 4-54 D etaching references 4-54 Referenc e nesting 4-55 Models 4-56 T ypes of model s 4-57 Drawing comp osition using mod els 4-57 Clipping referenced model s 4-60 Adding Anno tations 4-61 Raster References 4-62 Enriching Design Data _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ __ 5-63 Mod ule Overview _ 5-63 Do Not Duplicate Copy right © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Pro jectWise V8 XM Ed. Navigator IV
  • 5. Ta b le of Conten ts Module Objectives 5-63 Redlines 5-63 Redlining D G N AN D DWG ftles 5-63 Redlining Task s 5-64 Text 5-64 Placing curves 5-66 Revision cloud s 5-66 Placing blocks, shapes arcs and SmartLines 5-67 Placing ellipses 5-67 Ha tching areas 5-68 Highligh ters 5-68 Materials 5-69 Assigning and attaching materials 5-69 Material and lighting solutions 5-71 Lighting 5-74 Source lighting 5-74 Global lighting 5-76 Fo llowing Links to Pro ject Files 5-77 Composing Animations 6-79 Module Overview 6-79 Mo dule Objectives 6-79 Adding Animation 6-79 Animation tasks 6-79 Types of Animation 6-80 Keyframe Animatio n 6-80 Camera Animation 6-84 Detecting and Reviewing Interferen ces 7-89 Mod ule Overview 7-89 Mod ule O bjectives 7-89 In terference Manager Features 7-89 E xtracting Data 7-91 Interference Sets 7-91 Detecting Interferen ces 7-92 Runni ng interference det ection 7-93 Calculating Interferences 7-94 Ha rd Interference 7-94 Soft In terference 7-94 Reviewing results 7-95 Reviewing Interferen ces 7-96 Interference status 7-96 Customizing display 7-97 Automatic zoo ming and filtering 7-98 Dates 7-99 Ex pressions 7-99 Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpo rated Do N ot D uplicate Pro jectWise V8 Xl;I Ed. N avigator v
  • 6. Table of Contents Changing status and adding comments _ 7-99 Publishing Data 8-101 Mod ule Overview 8-101 Module O bjectives 8-101 Plot Seed Files 8-101 Creating default seed files 8-101 G oogle E arth 8-103 Defining geograp hic location 8-104 Defining a placemark monument 8-104 Removing placemark mo numents, 8-105 E xporting files 8-105 Settings 8-105 Export 8-107 Capture Google E arth Image 8-107 Synchro nizing views 8-108 Administration of ProjectWise N avigator V8 XM Edition _9-111 Module Overview 9-111 Module O bjectives 9-111 Installation 9-111 Folder Structure 9-112 Folder for local data 9-112 The WorkSpace folder 9-112 Integrating with Proje ctWise 9-113 Configuring ProjectWise Navigator to Work with ProjectWise __ 9-113 License Management 9-114 Integrating with Supported Des ign Applications 9-115 User configuration files 9-116 Pro ject config uration files 9-116 Basic network setup 9-117 PDS proje ct configuration 9-119 Au toPLANT project config uration 9-119 AutoPIPE project configuration 9-119 XMp Lant project configuration 9-122 PlantSpace Desi gn Series pro ject configuration 9-123 TriForma proje ct configuration 9-124 JSM Import Settings dialog box 9-124 File Protection 9-125 D igital rights management 9-127 Appendix: Raster Reference Attachment 10-129 Module Overview 10-129 Module O bjectives 10-129 Raster Manager 10-129 Do Not Duplicate Co pyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorpo rated Pro jectw ise V8 Xi[ Ed. N avigator VI
  • 7. Table of Contents A ttaching PD Fs _ 10-131 Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorp o rated Pro jectWise VS XI[ Ed. N avigator Do N o t Du plicate V11
  • 8. Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated ProjectWise V8 X;[ Ed. Navigato r Do Not Duplicate V111 4/5 /07
  • 9. Course Overview Course Go als ProjectWise Navigator V8 XM E ditio n will be used th roughou t the cou rse to dem on strate intelligent 3D model review, annotation , animation and sim ulation. Course Obj e ctive s Upo n completion you will be able to do th e following. Use Pro jectWise N avigator Exa mples and a dataset to assemble a 3D model from many so urces. Review the aspec ts o f design, security, safety, evacuatio n, aestheti cs, real time con dition s, and environments using ProjectWise N avigator Examples and a dataset. Enrich a 3D with redline information , rendering data, and hyperlin ks to specifications and documents using ProjectWise Navigato r Exa mples and a dataset. Analyze and detect 3D interferences and clashes using ProjectWise N avigator Exam ples and a dataset. Analyze simu lation of cons truction scheduling, lighting conditions and cost estimating using ProjectWise N avigator Ex am ples and a dataset. Produce output in the form of: contract packages, archives, plots, PDF, photorealistic images, animat ions, web publishing and Google Ea rt h. Role s T his cou rse is intended for data producers and data reviewers . Pro jcct'wisc N avig tor VS X11 Essentials a Do Not D uplicate Co pyright © 2007 Bentl ey Systems, Incorporated 1 4/ 5/07
  • 10. Prior Know led ge Prior Knowledge No prior knowledge of any Bentley product is required. T h e user should be familiar with Microsoft Windows. Cop yright © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorporated Do No t D uplicate I'ro jectWise Navigato r V8 Xi' I Essentia ls 2 4/5 /07
  • 11. W elcome to ProjectWise Navigat or M odule Overview Pro jectWise N avigato r is a tool for real time, interactive, inte lligent 3D m odel review, animati on and simul ation. It has features for visualizing and qu erying both graphica l and non- gra phi cal information from U se ProjectWise N avigator V8 XM Editio n to do the followin g. Assemble 2D, 3D, CAD, D GN, DX'G, Models, O ffice documents, PDF, Raste r, XNIL, and data base content. Review design, securi ty, safety, evacuation, aesth etics, real time conditions, and enviro nments. Enrich redlin es, materials, lighting, links specifications, real tim e dev ices, do cume nts, and construction objects. An alyze Inter fere nces, sch edule simu lations, construction operatio ns, lighting and visibility, changes and cost estim ating. Produce work pac kages, bid packages, contract packages, archives, plots, PDF,'compo und PDF, 3D PDF, digital pen & pap er, photorealistic images, animations, web publishing, bills of ma terials, bu siness objects, G oogle Eart h, and 3D printing. Module Obj ectives This m odul e explains ProjectWise N avigato r feature s and file forma ts. It also includes a to ur of the int erface. At th e end of this module yo u will be able to launch ProjectWise Navigator, navigate the inte rface, locate tools and create new files. File Formats ProjectWise Navigator uses the V8 design file, or D G N. The DGN is defin ed using dou ble pre cisio n coo rdinates which provides a high level of coordinate accuracy. T here are two l' ro jeetWise Na vigator V8 XCvI Essentials Copyright © 2007 Bentle y System s, Inco rporated Do Not Du plicate 3 4/5/07
  • 12. File Forma ts versions of the DGN for mat pre-V8 and V8. T he V8 DGN format is expected to last until 2015. Opening D GN , DWG, and XML Files You can open the following file types directly using Pro jectWise Navig ator V8 Xl1: MicroStation design files (DGN) AutoCAD design files (DWG) XMpLant design files (XML) XM L files based on XMpLant can be ope ned witho ut any prerequisites. However, the XML files must be valid against the XMpLant schema v2.6.5. Prerequisites for Opening Generic Mic roStation files To open generic D G N files, you need ProjectWise Navigato r V8 Xl1 Edition. PlantSpace Design Series files To open D G N files derived from PlantSpace D esign Series, you need Pro jectWise Navigator V8 XlvI E dition and the ams.lib and quot;'.dat files must be copied to the path specified by PS_P ROJ in the PlantSpace.pcf file in the ... BentleyWorks pace N avigator Pro jects Examples folder. Typically, the path specified is the ... BentleyWork space Pro jects Examples PlantSpace folder. PDS files To op en DGN files derived from Plant Design System, you need ProjectWise Navigator V8 XM Editio n and the DRV file for each D G N must be in the same folder as the D GN. TriForma files To open D G N files derived from Pro jectWise Architecture, Structural, and HVAC, you need Pro jectWise Navigator V8 XlvI Edition and must have the TriForma extension installed. Generic AutoCAD files To open generic DWG files that are not derived from AutoPLANT, you need Proje ctWise Navigator V8 XM Edition. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Do No t Dup licate Projccr'Visc Navigato r V8 Xll Essentials 4 4/ 5/ 07
  • 13. Features AutoPLANT files To open DWG files derived from AutoPLANT Pipe, Equipment, and Structural, you need Pro jectWise Navigato r V8 XM Edition and AutoPLANT framework installed o n your machine. The auto plant.lib and *.sup files must be copied to the path specified by PS_P ROJ in the Autoplant.pcf file in the ... BentleyWorkspac e N avigatorPro jectsExamples folder. Typically, the path specified is the ... BentleyWorkspace Pro jectsExamples AutoPlant folde r. AutoP IPE files To open DWG files derived from AutoPIPE you need ProjectWise Navigator V8 XM E dition and AutoPLANT framework installed on your machine . The autop ipe.lib and *.dat files must be copied to the path specified by PS_P ROJ in the Auto pipe.pcf file in the ... BentleyWorkspace N avigatorProjectsExamples folder. Typically, the path specified is the ... BentleyWorkspace ProjectsExamp les Auto Pipe folder. PDMS files To open files derived from PDMS, you need ProjectWise Navigator V8 XM E dition. Features Models A model is an independent container that stores graphical information and settings associated to that model. ProjectWise Navigator DGN files can contain multiple models to facilitate the design process as well as enabling the management and distributi on of CAD standards. Models are equivalent to sheets in a spreadsheet application. Sheets are ind ependen t num erical spaces and models are independent graphical spaces. Design histo ry and file protection D esign histor y records historical changes to the design file and lets you restore earlier revision s of a design. File protection lets you control and protect the intellectual prop ert y. Do N o t D uplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems. Inco rpora ted Pro jecr'Vi sc Navigator V8 XiI Essentials 5 4! 5!0 7
  • 14. Features Task based interface A task based inte rface provides a convenient meth od of gro uping commonl y used tools to str eamline the workflows. The tool sets can be Proj ectWise Navigator tools, custom tools or a combination of both . ~,{j s u a nzation icq I ~~ Render tion PreviewTool .8.nirr-a IEft : .4nirrationProducer dialog quot; e. Record ~ PIquot;,! CalT Animquot;tion in Google Earth ero v: Create .4t tor I~ Create.A.nimationCarrera Ke yframe. di.lo; I ;quot;J, Imp ortant to ol s You will be navigating 3D models and data and th ere are many comma nds, and variatio ns o f those command s, from which to choose. H ere, the too ls are separated into categories. View Control tools Stand ard view controls Walk Fly Navigate Clip Volume Clip Mask Rendering and Animation too ls Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rporated Do Not Duplicate Pro jcct'X'isc NO'igator V8 Xl[ Essentials 6 4/5 /07
  • 15. Features Render - Basic and Ph otorealistic Materials Lights Ani mation Cameras Interferen ce Manager tools E xtract O bject Mo del Setup Interfere nce D etection Detect Interferences Review Interferen ces Redline tools Flag and Text Labels Entering and Editing Text Design History tools Recording and Brows ing Design Histo ry Restori ng Histo rical Changes • Database tools Connecting and Linking to D atabases Generating Reports File Pro tection tools ~ ~ ..'.'.quot;;V.. •'...., i:l '. xxr Ess en tials Co pyright © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorpo rated Do Not D uplicate Pro jcc t,· isc Na vih i rator V8 7 4/ 5/07
  • 16. Features Printing to ols The M icro Station M anag er When you start ProjectWise Navi gator, the MicroStation Manager dialog box appears. Its primary functi on is letting you navigate to and open DGN files. When you select a spec ific file type from the Files of Type opti ons, the files listed above will only contain those that have the selected extensions. T he functi onality you asso ciate with native Windows file selection dialog boxes is available. You can right click on files and ren ame or delet e them , you can create sub-folders, display file sizes, types, and modification dates and chan ge the sorting order. T he preview window on the righ t displays a thumbnail image of the selected file if on e is available. Infor matio n that indicates whether a DGN file is 2D or 3D and the ProjectWise N avigator version the file is compatible with appears above the preview window. The thumbnail and file format version displays for DWG files. File Association T h um bnail Image V8 .dgn files and later revision s of .dwg files, when a thumbnail is available V8 .dgn files and later revisions of .dwg files, when a thum bn ail IS N OT available, as after a batch con version MicroStation /J and olde r versions of MicroSt ation O lder .dwg versions T he O pen as read-onl y check box lets you open file in read only mode for viewing and printing. T he read o nly mod e pr otec ts you from accidently modifying a file. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rporated Do Not Duplicate Projccrw isc Na vigator V8 XI[ Essentials 8 4/5 /07
  • 17. Feat ures Workspaces An other MicroStation Manager function is selecting a working environment, known as a workspace. A workspace is a custom ProjectWise Navigator confi guration tha t is set up by an administrator. By selecting a workspace, you customize ProjectWise Navigator for a specific discipline, project, or task. For example, ProjectWise Navigator is delivered with a sample workspace containing example files. When a workspace is active, the files and tools you need to perform designing and drafting are available by default. Tools that are not neces sary can be removed from the interface. -+ Exercise: Explore the workspace 1 Launch ProjectWise Navigator. 2 At the lower right of the MicroStation Manager, change the User from untitled to exampl es. T he Project changes to General. 3 Select Import-Export.dgn and click Open. jcct,lisc Navigator VB x xr Cop yright © 2007 Bentl ey Systems, Incorporated I ~ s s t: n ti a l s Do Not Duplicate Pn > 9 4/5/07
  • 18. Interface Overview Interface Overvi ew Let's take a closer look at the environment you will be working in. T his image identifies the mo st prominent Pr ojectWise Navigator features. / M ain menu bar ~djt ~ettings ; E!1e E1.ement lools !J.tmties Workspace :tl!ndow E!,.ample tlelp Il!ijijm~iiii.iI Primary tools Main toolbox WhiteSquare r -----------t tlis-i dex modeiconlarns-references·!o-eacti - n rriodel-in-itie-iilEi----------i Place Smartline : Please make an individual model active to make changes : : ! C quot;i ~lquot; [ quot;J1 ~ -- -- -- - -- -- - -- -- i j ii :.; ~ - : L: :' :~ = , , . , , , Task Nquot;vipatic'n ...- - - - - - - --- - - - ----- - -- ~ dialo box g Tool settin . . . . . gs- ........ .......................... J L. Status bar Diepie complete y ProjectWise N avigator's m enus T he main menu bar is loca ted along the top of the ProjectWise N avigator application window. It rep resents one o f the main sources of commands for controlling ProjectWise N avigator's operation. As you select each menu , a list o f menu item s appears. Each menu item initiates an operatio n directly, or ope ns a dialog box so you can fur ther defin e the desired ope ration. If you are lookin g for a specific tool to use in the design file, select Tools fro m the main menu bar. T he resulting m enu shows most tools available. Do No t Duplicate Co pyright @ 2007 Bentley System s, Inco rporated I'rojectWise Na vigator V8 Xl[ Essentials 10 4!5 ! 07
  • 19. Interface O verview If you need to adjust design file settings, select Settings from the main menu bar and the n select Design File. In these modules this is described as selecting Settings> Design File. Tools and Tasks Toolbars provide access to often used command s. You can custom ize them by righ t clicking on a tool to open a list of the tools that are available. Toggle too l display by checking and unche cking entries. .,,quot;quot; , ,,,,,,,,,,,, ~ Models References Raster Manager le vel Manager - - _.....,.. Level Display ... Auxiliary Coordinates Element Information Toggle AccuDraw Key·in PopSet Attributes Show 811 Standard toolbar T his lets you access commands such as new file, file ope n and save, print and cut / copyI pas te Select Tools> Standardto ope n it. The Main tool box This is used to select general usage eleme nt selection, manipul ation, and mod ificatio n tools. T he View Rotation tool is a member o f a child too l box . When you poi nt to this to ol and ho ld down the left mou se button, a menu from which a too l in the child too l box can be selected appears. The child too l box can be torn off by selecting O pe n As ToolBox. Whe n a tool is selected in a child too l box the tool auto matically becomes the representative o f the child too l box in the Main tool box. View control ToolBox You can open the view contro l ToolBox by selecting Windows > View ToolBox . T he tool box appears at the upper left of each view window. T he viewing action will be applied to the view wind ow from which you select a view co ntro l. Do No t D uplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorpo rated I'ro ject'(!ise N avig tor VS XM Essen tials a 11 4/ 5/117
  • 20. Interface Overview Task N avigatio n dialog box A task is simply a logical gro uping of tools. Tasks organize P ro jectWise Navigator's extensive collection of tools by use. Tasks can contain overlapping sets of tools. Fo r example, a D rawing task and Drawing Composition task can both contain th e same text placement too ls. The Task List ico n is always at the top. The tools in th e dialog box change when you select a ..:..:J different task fro m the task list. Click the arrow next to the Task List icon at the top of the dialog box to open a list of all available tasks. AllTasks =: ~ Con slrucl Chess Boar d Place Che Pieces ss Annotate Ch Diagram ess Measure iii Publish Links Use th e arrow keys to step th rough the listed tasks. Ex pand the entries by clicking the + to see sub -tas ks, which correlate to too l boxes. ~ Exerci se: Navigating tasks 1 Continuing in Im po rt-Export.dgn , click th e Mo dels too l in th e Primary toolbar. 2 In the Models dialog box, dou ble click on the mo del nam ed Google Earth. ~~ Descri tion p SiJ#l:tfflidW ljj f; !Jl Goog Earth reference r~ quot; [;J Building 1 le :t1 [;J TPB Building Goog Earth reference r·;';';:;;:: le U [;J 2D Sile Dala Gaog Earthreferen r le ce 3 Click the arrow next to All Tasks. x Tasks .:2J AD Tasks 4 Click on the Visualization task. T he tools in the dialog box change. S Click on D efine Light, keep the left mo use butto n depressed and select G lobal Lighting from the available tools. It is now the active tool. Do No t Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems. Incorporated Projcctwi se Navigat o r V8 XM Essentials 12 4! 5! 07
  • 21. Int e rface O verview 6 Click the arrow next to All Tasks. +. 7 Expand the Animation tasks by clicking on the Visualization e i ...Measur '~;..iJMMW Lightng i Mater sial Camera Visualization Utilities I ;';;., Ani ation m i AnimationActor Animatio Cameras n Anima Settings tion Path Tools 3DPrimit ives 8 Select Animatio n Cameras. The available tools change again . 9 Click the arro w next to All Tasks and select All Tasks to return to the default configuratio n. File System Brow ser Use this to manage files and models within ProjectWise Navigator. Select File> Navigate> Files System to open it. It dock s at the left side of the application window; Copyrighr © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorp orated Do N o t D uplicate Pro ject'!ise Navigato r VS X1[ Essenti als 13 4 / 5/07
  • 22. Int e rface Overvi ew This utility lets you search flies, folders, and drives as you would in Wind ows Explorer but you do not have to leave ProjectWise N avigato r to do so. whats Access( ont. .. new_.dgn Animation,dgn Base Geomet ry.dgn Cells .dgn Change Tracl<ing,dgn Change Custom Tracking.ref Ln es tyles .dqn Cu stom Data base.dgn linestyles.ref DWG.dgn DWG.dwg Co pyright © 2()07 Bentley Systems. Inco rpo rated Do No t Duplicate Pro jcct'w isc Navigator V8 Xi[ Essentia ls 14 4/ 5/07
  • 23. Interface Overview Component explorer Use this utility to view comp onents in a model by selecting a com ponent in the tree view and setting highligh ting , zoom, or isolation . O pe n it by selecting File> Navigate> Components. It do cks at the left side of the app lication windo w. iii '. TRIFORMA_GROUP ii WALLCASEWORK ii B.ASECASEWORK ii '''. T. LLCASEWORK A ii ,'. WINDOW ii . . DOOR NAME PARAMETRIC.. DS!0.£1!e Do R~;;-·· fW or 'ND Single Door Ausn 'WD Single Door Rusn Isolatio n mode displays the selected component apart fro m the rest of the comp onents in the model. You can also set up automatic highlighting, zooming, and isolatio n if you want these modes to be auto mati c every time you select a componen t. ProjectWise datasource b rowser When you run ProjectWise Navigato r in Project'X'ise integrated mod e, ProjectWise servers give you access to the contents of the data source that you logged into. In inte gra ted m ode, any tim e you try to o pen or save a file, you are given the opportunity to open the file fro m the datasource, or save it in the dataso urc e, ProjectWise Navigator's ProjectWise Browser is active in inte grat ed mode. It lets you browse the active datasource's do cume nt and compo nent hierarchies, examine document and component properties, and view and che ck out documents. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems. Incorporated Do Not Duplicate Pro jccrw isc Navigator VS XlvI Essentials 15 4!5 ! 07
  • 24. Redlining Select File> Navigate> Prq}ectWise Datasource to ope n it. The browser can be docked on the left or right. Name B51700-C01 O1-PloIPlan.dgn B51700-C0301-001 ·CCDelail.dgn T his utility lets you to browse files and compon ents, but you cann ot manage the content as you can in ProjectWise Ex plore r. IMPORTANT: ProjectWise Ex plore r Xlvl mu st be installed on your machine and configu red to ru n in integrate d mode befor e you can use Pro jectWise Browser fro m within Pro ject w ise Navi gator. Talk to your admi nist rator about integrating with ProjectWise. Redlining The Redlinin g tasks are available wh en the Use r is set to redline in the MicroS tatio n Manager. User : ~::=:::::::::::::::::.=:::':::::;:: Interface: L quot;.quot;., T his wo rkspace provides all o f th e tools used for reviewing and marking up a redline version Cop yright © 2007 Bentley System s. Inco rporated Do N ot Duplicate Pro jcct'X'isc Navig ato r V8 X;';[ Ess ent ials 16 4/5 /07
  • 25. Redlining of a D GN or RD L file. All redlines are made in the RDL file. N o changes are made to the original D GN. x t::J ReClining· DGN .~ ,'.13 Q Medium Text Freehand ReCline B Points y O oud PlaceSmartUne Place Bloc k Place Shape Place Circle Place Ate Place Acti e Cell v Hat h Area c Active Col r.!..rea Hi;hH _ .- Q Efv* o ,:i- LargeHighlighter ••/ Small Highlighter X ~ Delete Bement When you ope n a DGN file in the redline or admin work spaces, ProjectWise Navigato r creates a redlin e file that references the original DGN file. This file will be named afte r th e original D G N in the format MasterFileName.rdl. If MasterFileName.rdl was already created, it will open for additional redlining. Multiple redline files can be created for a particul ar design . While in < original >.rdl, select File > New to create additio nal redline files with different file names . N ote that only one redline file can be open at a time. Take care in namin g any additional redline files so tha t they can be automatically attached to the original design in a Bentley design application. Whe n editing a design in MicroStation or MicroStation PowerDraft, if the Redline On tool is enab led, associ ated redline files disp lay automatically. These applications search for and attach redline files that are named MasterFileName.rdl and Maste rFileName*.rdl that are located in same directo ry as the active flie. ADMINISTRATIVE N OTE: If RD L_DI Rhas bee n set in Pro jectWise N avigator to create CiT' redline files in a different directory or by a different extensi on , MicroStation cann o t locate and attach these redline flies unless RD L_D I Ris set in MicroStation the same way it is set in ProjectWise Navigator. Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorp o rated Pro jectWise Navigator VHXl l Essen tials Do No t Du plicate 17 4/ 5/ 07
  • 26. Tool Operation Tool Operation Tool Tips Tool tip s help you identify a tool with out hav ing to activate it. As you move the pointer over a tool, pause. A small tag appears showing th e tool's nam e. Activate too l tips by selecting Help > Too/Tips. Mouse ove r some of th e tools in the Main too l box. Look at the status bar at the lower left of the applicatio n wind ow. The status bar shows a desc ripti on of what the too l does. Starting and stopping commands 'Vhen working with ProjectWise Navigator's tools, a left mou se button click is referred to as ent ering a data point. T his is the Yes button. Yes, I want to select thi s tool and op tio n, or Yes, I want to place a poin t here. A right click is called a reset. You use a reset to back up a step during a command or to end an operation. T his is the N o butto n. The first time you reset, a dialog box appears. I t prompts you to select the functio nality you want to asso ciate with the right mouse button. The default is the defa ult ProjectWise Navigator behavior. If you select this optio n, a right click is a reset. You can reset and co ntinue to press (a right press) the right mouse butto n to ope n a menu called the Reset pop- up m enu . You also have the option to switch to default Windows behavior. If you select this op tio n a right click ope ns the Reset pop-up menu imm ediately. This menu provides conveni ent access to tools for manipulating elements. For example, I ; Copy ; :h ~l_ tllove ~ Scale ~~i, Rotate t~ : Mirror Copy, Mov e, Scale, and D elete. T here are also Cut /Copy/ Paste options. O ptions change dep ending upon the element the poin ter is over when the menu opens. NOTE: ProjectWise Navigato r commands are persistent in behavior. O nce a com mand has r:Jr been selected it is active until ano the r com ma nd is selected. Do No t D uplicate Copyright © 2007 Bent ley Systems, Incorporated X~ [ Pro jccrw ise Nav igato r V8 Essentials 18 4/ 5/ 07
  • 27. The Key-in Browser The Tool Settings window Most tools have options to control their operation. These appear in the tool settings window. You enter the information required for a tool's individual parameters in its tool setting s. If you close the tool settings window, new tool settings will automatically appear when you select the next tool. The Rendertoolrequir entirely differenttoolsett ngsfor its operation than Element Selection es i Pop Set and Tool Settings PopSe t lets the tool settings window hide automatically when the mouse pointer is near (within 20 pixels) the Tool Settings Window. Toggle PopSet by clicking on the icon in the Primary Tools tool bar. When the icon is green, PopS et is enabled and when it is red with a strike though it, it is disabled. N OTE: Remember that when you select a new tool, th e name of the tool appears in the tool (jjf> settings title bar. Alert boxes Alert boxes appear when ever you are about to do something in the design file th at may be hard to reverse. Take serious note and select OK or Can cel carefully. The Key-in Browser Key-in refers to the act o f typing a value or command from th e keyboard . There is a key-in interface available in ProjectWise N avigator since some commands, like the one for backing up a file for instance, need to be ent ered from the keybo ard . There are also a set of utilities tha t can be activated only by key-in. ProjectWise Navigato r's Key-in browser is not displayed by default, but can be opened by selecting either Utilities> Key-in or Help > Key-in Br0111ser. The browser can be docked at the top Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Do No t Duplicate Projcct'Visc Navigato r V8 Xl1 Essentials 19 4/5 / 07
  • 28. The Sta tus Bar or bottom of the screen. T h e key-ins tha t invoke almost all the ProjectWise Navigator tools are available using th e Key- in browser. With the focus in the Key -in browser, typing PLACE CELL ICON then pressing < Enter> will invo ke the Place Active Cell command . pl ce cellicon a place arc edgeconst ned rai place arc edge Key-ins can be detailed enough to invoke a tool and set further tool settings. Keying in place circle edge constrained invokes the Place Circle tool, setting the placem ent method to Edge auto matically. T he key-in language incorporates m any o f the same keywor ds as you would use to enter co mmands in AutoCAD. Many o f these key-ins have DWG as the first keyword . For inst ance, to place a circle in ProjectWise N avigator you can enter the P ro jectWise Navigator key-in PLACE CIRCLE, or either of the AutoCAD key-ins DWG CIRCLE or CIRCLE The Status Bar T he status bar is an impo rta nt part of the ProjectWise Navigato r user interface since it provi des the view into its operation. ProjectWise Navigator continua lly displ ays inform ation abo ut its operatio n in the status bar at the bottom of the application wind ow. T he stat us bar displays messages include: T he curre nt tool in use Prompts for additional steps or information T he status o f key param eters Click on several different tools and watc h as th e stat us bar m essages change. T he name of the tool is displayed followed by a prompt that inst ru cts you how to start using the to ol. Do Not Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorpo rated Pro jcctw ise Navig ato r V8 Xi[ Esse ntials 20 4/ 5/ 07
  • 29. View Win d ows N otice that when you hold the pointer over a tool , as though waitin g for a tool tip, a different mess age appears than when you actually choose the tool. This message is descriptive o f what the tool doe s. The message center Mov ing to th e right you find the message center. Information that ProjectWise Navigator conveys to you is often displayed here. Ii .Dis!= 1354.5247mm Click in the blank area to open the Message Center dialog box . It lets you review information al and other types of messa ges. In certain cases, an icon indicating the message type displays. View Windows ProjectWi se N avigator's design wind ows are called Views. Graph ics app ear in one view wh ere you add , remove, manipul ate and modify element s. Pro jectWise Navigato r can display as many as eight views at any time. They are all active, meaning ready for input, yet graphically ind ependent of one ano ther. T he reason for eight views is that you may want to view more than one portion of the design at once, in varying degree s of detail. -+ Exercise: Open an additional view 1 Co ntinuing in Import-Export.dgn, select Window from the main menu ba r. 2 Ho ld the pointer over the Views item. Move the po inter to the righ t and select 3(Wi12dow > Vielvs> 3). 3 T his opens a new view wind ow named View 3. 4 Click the X in the upper right corner to close the window; N ot e that th e view windo ws are resizable, moveab le, and collap sible. NOTE: Closing all the view wind ows is not the same as closin g a file. You have closed all o f r? the design windows, but the file is still open. The title bar at the top of th e Projectwise Navigator application window displays the nam e of the open file. Co pyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpo rated I' roiectWisc Na vigator V8 X;[ Essent ials Do N ot D uplicate 21 4/5 / 07
  • 30. View Windows View ToolBox To cont rol what you see in a view window, each one can have its own set of view controls. View co ntrols let you change the contents of one view withou t affecting the contents of any other view. Select Window > V iew ToolBox to add the view controls. The view controls are located at the top left of each open view wind ow. You can change their location by selecting Workspace> Preferences, selecting the View Options categor y and changing the Show View ToolBox preference. U 1 - quot;' quot; quot;- - quot; Preserve a spect Matlo ot VIews o Auto-Locate Displayf.dges inShaded Views i PositionMapping [Bester Manager [Helerence Anti-alias Lines: i 0 11 I v iSpelling Io i Tags ti ora T _to , 8 --'--' i Task Navigation Show View ToolBox ~- i Text ! Mt'''t;i;i.i,~ [j]J JJ.pdate Refresh Frequency (sees): ITQ]J ErameRate for View Tools (fram sec): es/ §.amma Conection: 11.00 i Q.ynamics Transparenc i~ ' y: Auto-Locate Transparencl!. F:j , =-~=;;;,~;==7'§ : :!,,'S' Opaque Clear Some often used tools are as follows. Zoom In and O u t e €I The configuratio n of the Zoom In area is proportional to the original view. When you Zoom O ut, the point in th e View Windo w where you enter the data point, becom es the view's center. ProjectWise Navigato r remembers the zoom factor. Once you change the zoom facto r, Pr ojectWi se N avigator will maintain that factor until you change it again in the tool settings. View P revious and View Next T his tool restores previous view by stepping you backward thro ugh the last several view manipu lation s. 'Vben View N ext is used after View Previou s, it steps you forward thro ugh the last several view man ipulations. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Do Not Duplicate Projcctw isc Na ·igator V8 X;quot;l Essentials 22 4/ 5/ 07
  • 31. Mo use Funct ions Fit View T his too l adjusts the view magni fication so that everything in the design is visible in the view. Mouse Functions The mouse is the primary input device in the ProjectWise Navigator user interface. You pe rform th ree key functions with it. A data point, issued by pressing the left mous e button, selects commands and menu options and plac es coordin ate points such as a line's start and end points . The Yes button . Reset performs several different functi on s, dep ending on the current process taking place. It pauses and ends commands. T he No butt on . Zoom by rolling the mou se wh eel, pan by pressing and holding it and fit view with a double click. R~dBu~n ---------------. Zoom, Pan, Fit V iew Data Point Button ----------,. - .>' quot; ' - - ;./'/ By default, Pro jectWise Navigato r is set up for using a two button mouse with a wheel. A three button mou se is o ften used with ProjectWise N avigator. If you use a three button mou se, there is one button for each o f th e most common types of input. Mouse view controls Several view operations can be performed using the keyboard and mouse. Shift and drag while pressing the left mouse button to activate dynamic panning. - - -8 Co pyright © 2007 Bentley System s, Inc o rpor ated Pro jectWise Navigato r V8 X l [ Essentia ls Do No t D uplicate 23 4/5 /0 7
  • 32. Mouse Functions Single click th e wh eel of a wheeled mous e for controlled panni ng. Press the Shift key then p ress th e wh eel of a wh eeled mou se and drag for dyna mic rotatio n. Roll th e wheel of a wheeled mouse to zoom in and out dynamically. Press the Shift key and roll th e wheel of a wheeled mou se to zoom in and re-center. D ouble click the wh eel to fit view. The data point A data poin t is used to select menu items and to confi rm input. It is also used to select tools an d to place and manipulate element s in the design file. Selecting elements Eleme nt Selection is a too l for selecting objects from a design file. N ot only can you use it to select eleme nt s, you can also use the tool to modify elements, move elements, edit text and cut, cop y or paste elements in a design file. For most too ls you will use, basic tool operation is as follows: Select the tool Adjust the tool settings Follow the prompts in the status bar to use the too l -+ Exercise: Using data points and the Element Selection tool 1 Co ntinuing in Import-E xport.dgn, in the G oogle Ea rth model , select Element Selection with th e following tool settings: Method: Individual Mode: Add xxr Essentials Copyright © 2007 Bentley System s. Inco rpo rated D o Not Duplicate Pro ject'i' ise Navigator VS 24 4/5 /07
  • 33. Mouse Funct ion s 2 Move the pointer until it touches the indicated shape at the lower left. T he element changes color as you move ove r it. The highligh ting turns off as you move the pointer away. The po p-up info tha t is shown in the image is a featur e of AccuSnap. When the pointe r is near an element, AccuSnap displ ays pop-up information abo ut it. 3 While the elem ent is highlighted, press the data point button. 4 E nter a data point on the rema ining two lines. Note the 3 item s selected in the status bar. 5 This is called a selection set. 6 Click Clear in the Eleme nt Selection tool setti ngs to clear the selection set. Reset T he reset button has diffe rent functions. It ends the currently active tool's operatio n, it resumes the last drawing or editing operation after using a view cont rol tool or it rejects the currently selected element and cycles between eligible elements near the point er. rator V8 X~ I Essentials Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Do Not Duplicate ProjcctW Navib tisc 25 4/ 5/07
  • 34. Mouse Function s Snapping Mos t enginee ring applications include tools to let you select precise coordin ate locatio ns in a design , such as the end po int of a line or the center of a circle. P ro ject Wise 1 - avigato r has a feature called AccuSnap to help you locate these points. J ust move the pointer close eno ugh to the point to which you want to sna p and AccuSnap pulls to th e snap poi nt and hold s the re until you move the mouse away from the point. A bold , yellow X displays on the snap point when you have a successful snap using AccuSnap. O ne of the mo st useful snap mod es is the keypoint snap. Key points on a line are both end points and other poin ts. Similarly, key points of an arc are both end points and the center of its radius. T he center of a circle and the vertices o f a shape are also key points. ~ Exercise: Using AccuSnap 1 Select File > Close. 2 O pe n Base G eometry.dgn. 3 Select Window> View ToolBox to add the view control ToolBox. 4 Loo k at the status bar. The snap mo de that is active is indicated by an icon . Click the icon to open a menu from which you can select othe r snap mod es. 5 Zoom In on the Linear Elements frame at the upper left o f the design . Elements- rJl'l- - - - - -,Linear ';quot;:-~~:-:'..quot;quot; : Smartline , .J // Do Not Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpor ated Pro jectw isc N avigato r VR Xl1 Essentials 26 4/5 /07
  • 35. Mouse Funct ions 6 Click on the Measure task to expand it. [T~~~::-------- -- - - -_ ·x .:2J .._ --_-,..._~ AU Tasks • ConstructChess Boar d <2> Place Chess Pieces • Annotate Chess DIagram .:.: t'1ea<ue 7 Select Measure D istance. MeMUle D ~l once 8 Mo ve the pointer to the lower end o f the d ement labele d Segm ent Type Lines, observing AccuSnap. Seqrne nt T~ pe Ltr eS The line is highlighted and the AccuSnap X rests at the end o f the line. 9 Move the pointer toward the midpoint of that segm ent of line string and observe AccuSnap. It locates the midpoint . 1 0 Ex plore the Keypoint snap furt her by snapping on the other elements . N o add itional men u selections are required, just use the mouse. 11 Select File> Close. '{1ith the keypoint snap, all you have to do is move the pointer near the locatio n you need to select. Accept the poin t with a data point if it is correct. Snap again if it is not correct. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpo rated Proiccr'wisc Na vig or '8 Xl[ Essentials Do Not D uplicate at 27 4/ 5/0 7
  • 36. Working with Design Files Working with Design Files Design file (DGN) is the name of MicroStation's primary data storage file. Saving files When you open a drawing for modification in ProjectWise N avigator, the program reads the drawing's data from the design file stored on the computer's hard disk or network device into the computer's local memory (RAM). During the design process, ProjectWise Navigator periodically writes the changes back, saves them, to the open file on the hard drive. Creating a ProjectWise Navigator design file You must either open an existing design or redline file or create a new one. In the next exercise, you will use the MicroStation Manager to create the new file. You can also do this from within ProjectWise Navigator by selecting File > Ne w. -+ Exercise: Creating a new file 1 Click the New icon at the top of the MicroStation Manager. 2 E nter myfile in the File name field of the New dialog box. Do not press <Enter > yet. Doing so is the same as clicking OK which will finish the creation process and close the dialog box. 3 Click Browse next to the Seed field at the bottom o f the dialog box. You are using Exa m pleSeed.dgn as the file on which to base the new file. 4 Click Cancel. S N ow click Save. T he new file name myfile.dgn appears in the MicroStation Manager. 6 Select myfile.dgn and click Open. 7 The elements you see were present in the seed file. T he system administrator, CAD Manager or project leader will probably set the location of the project's design files. You can open existing ProjectWise Navigator files and create new files from the own workstation or any accessible device on the network that has access to a license. Do No t Dup licate Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems , Inco rpo rated I'ro jectWise N avigato r V8 X;I Essentials 28 4/5/07
  • 37. Working with Design Files Seed files A seed file is like a templ ate for a new file. It can contain pre set values for the design such as initial element parameters, 2D or 3D dim en sion, th e units used , or initial des ign elements. An example is e a seed file containing a company's dr awing sheet border and title block. -+ Exercise: Selecting a seed file 1 Click the New icon at the top of th e Micro Statio n Manage r. !QJ 2 Click Browse next to the Seed field at the bottom o f the dialog box. 3 In the Select Seed File dialog box, double click on modelmetricgeneral.dgn. 4 E nter myfile in the File nam e field o f the N ew dialog box. You will overwrite the first file you created. 5 Click Save. An alert dialog appears warning you the file already exists. In this case you really do want to overwrite the file you pr eviou sly created. Always play close attentio n to the inform ation and warnings in alert dialogs. 6 Click Yes. 7 Select myfile.dgn and click O pe n. You can see that the seed file contains no elem ents. Select File> Close. 8 Changing units To change the units of measure select Settings> Design Fileto open the DGN File Settings dialog box and then select the Working Units categor y. ProjectWise N avigato r uses true units, so the software will convert between unit systems with ou t scaling the geometry. r-E egar . _---_..__._ iy - ModifyWorking Unil Selti g. n ~tj~~ A~gi~'quot; Linear Unit . _ _----, ~ ~ s !A ftiu ~ ~_ ~ f ormat: !Active Scale M.a Unit: '---t;s-quot;'_quot;;'~_! label: I ~I ster iAxis !. ;;; , ~ub Unit . Label: ' mm j . ~ [Eolor :Element Attributes Accuracy :Fence Advanced Selli g. n :Grid Resoluti n: 10000perDistance Meter o ;Isomet i rc ingAr a 9.0072£ . 008Kilom Work e elers :Lock. Sefid:Ar a: 429.49 Kilometer. e 7 !Rendering Solid. Accurac 4.29497E-OOS M y: eters [Sneps Angles :Stream Format j 00 .00 00 quot; i iViews i¢@$ itf1.. . Mode 1Con : ventionc V l Acc!JTacy i 0.1234 quot;i ~~~~.:!~.~~ _~~scri~i~~ .._ _._._ .. !Select category to view. ... . .J Do Not Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Pro jcctw isc Navigator V8 X][ Essentials 29 4/ 5/07
  • 38. Ending a ProjectWise Navigator Session T he m easur ements are reported differentl y bu t the geo metry stays the same size. You can use options here to change the way in which un its are repo rted. Select the MU format to repo rt in m aster un its only, such as meters. Select MU:SU to report in both master and sub un its, such as meters.centimeters. The Accuracy optio ns let you choose how m any decimal place s to displ ay and m or e. To change wo rking units quickly, ope n the Drawing Scale dialog box by selecting Settings> Drawing Scale. Ending a ProjectWise Navigator Session 'Vhile so me changes are automatically saved, o ther are not. Save Settings Pro jectWise N avigator does no t imme diately write settings or attribute changes to disk. Whe n you m ake changes to a D G N s parameters you must specifically save them. To do this, select File > Save Settings. Save Settings saves th e settings in the SettiJ{i',s > f)es~i',11 File dialog box. Settings that are controlled through setting boxes and th e view confi guration will also be preserved. The view windo ws will look exactly th e sam e in size, po sition and content when you reope n th e file if you select Save Settings before you close the file. T here is a pre ference that sets saving settings o n exit automatically, so that settings will always be saved when closing a file o r exiting Proj ectWi se Navigato r. Select Workspac Preferences, e> the n th e Operation category. Copvright © 2007 Ben tley Systems, Inco rpor ated Do Not D uplicate Projcctw isc Navigator V8 XM Essentials 30 4/ 5/07
  • 39. 3 Review Designs in a Single Environment Module Overview O n the desktop, ProjectWise Navigator is a comprehensive review tool for 2D and 3D content. ProjectWise Navigator is all you need for design or project review. In a managed environment, ProjectWise Navi gator provides improved file access and collabo ratio n acro ss distributed enterprises. Module Objectives At the end of this module, you will be able to do the following: Understand the viewing system Walk and fly th rough models Review and quer y compon ent data Reviewing Data When you work in a 2D model, you are lookin g down on a flat plane , th e design plane . It is similar to working on a sheet of paper. Using the 2D view controls, you can move up, down, left, or right, as well as change magnification . You can rotate the view to work on it at any angle. In a 3D mod el, you can view a design from any direction . View controls let you ro tate a view to any orientation. There are also a number of standard views orientations that you can use. You can even specify a cam era target and eye poin t position . Standard 3D views ProjectWise Navigato r has eight standa rd views; Top , Fro nt, Righ t, Isometric, Bottom, Back, Left, and Right Isometric. Standard view names describ e the orienta tio n of the design cube in the view, relative to the viewer. Copyright © Z007 Bentley Systems, Incorporated Projcct'wise Navigator '8 Xl! Essentia ls Do No t Duplicate 31 4/5 / 07
  • 40. Reviewing Data Top and Bottom display th e design cub e as viewed fro m the to p or bottom. T he xy plane is pa rallel to the scree n and you view the design along the z-axis, Front and Back display the design cube's fro nt or back. T he xz plan e is parallel to the screen and you view the design alo ng th e y-axis. Righ t and Left display th e design cub e's righ t or left side. The yz plan e is par allel to the screen and you view the design along th e x-axis. Isometric and Right Iso metric; display the design cub e equally inclined from all thr ee axes. You view the design from top left front corner to the bottom right back corner of th e design cub e (Isometric) or from the top right fro nt corne r to the bot tom left back corner (Right Iso metric). O nly in the Top view are th e mod el's axes aligned exactly with that o f th e view (or screen). Understanding the view cone 'qhen viewing a 3D model, instead of moving the model , you seem to move to view the model from diffe rent view po ints . Far Clipping Plane N ear Clipping Plane / v,,m , ! .:··..·:·· : __ _ _ - -P ~~~~~~~~:··~S·~= . . ~: Directio n ----- View (Line of Sight) Viewcenter 3D view rotation In 2D models, you wor k on th e xy plane and you can ro tate the view if necessary. Visually it is like rotating the xy plan e abo ut a perp endicular, or z-axis. When you are worki ng in a 3D model, you can rotate the view abo ut any axis (x-, y-, or z-axis). Visually it is like rot ating the design cube. You can rotate any view to one of the standards orient ations or to any arbitrary view orientation. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rporated Do Not Dupl icate P ro jectw isc Na·igator VS X1[ Essen tials 32 4/ 5/ 07
  • 41. Reviewing Data ~ Exercise: Rotate the Front view 1 Set th e following in the MicroStation Manager: Projea: Building 2 O p en main.d gn. 3 In View 2, the Top view, select Rot ate View, with the following tool setting: Method: Dynamic 4 E nter a data point at the center o f View 2. 5 Move the pointer to rotate the view interactively. Enter a second data point to complete the rotation or reset, to return the view to its original orientation. 6 In the Rotate View tool settings, click the Show Extended Settings arrow and click the Sphere icon. 7 Enter a data point at the center o f View 1. A tran sparent sphere graphic helps to orient you in 3D space. Click on the + in the center of the sphere and move the sphere by snapping to one of 8 the elements in the model. Co pyright © 2007 Bentley Systems . Incorpor ated Do N o t Duplicate Pro jectWise Na vibr.1tor V8 XM Essentia ls 33 4/ 5/ 07
  • 42. Reviewin g Data 9 Click inside the sphere and move the pointer to rotate the view and the sphere graphic. 1 0 E nter a data point to comp lete th e rotation or reset to return to the original orientation. -+ Exercise: Rotating to sta n d ard views 1 Co ntinuing in main.dgn, select Rotate View from View 3 with the following tool setting: Method: Right 2 E nter a data point in View 3, the Fro nt view. View 3 changes to a Right view orientation. 3 Change the Met hod to Fro nt. 4 E nter a data point in View 3. View 3 changes to a Fro nt view orientation. Fitting 3D views In bo th 2D and 3D model s, the Fit View tool lets you select whe ther th e fit applies to the active view, referenced views or all files that are associated with the view. In 3D model s you have op tio ns relating to the clipping planes and the active depth. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, inco rpo rated Do Not Duplicate Pro jectWise Navigator V8 Xt1 Essenti als 34 4/ 5/ 07
  • 43. Reviewing Data E xpand Clipping Planes adjusts the view's display depth, along with th e view origin and magnific ation, so tha t all elements displ ay that are on levels cu rrently turn ed on in th e view. Center Active D epth centers the active depth in the fitt ed view. It is recommend ed that you enable Center Active D epth when fittin g a view you later intend to dynamic ally ro tate, or a view wh ose persp ective you intend to change. If you want to add elem ents at the current active depth, you should disable this setting. Center Came ra centers the view came ra in the view. Repositioning a view If you move the poin ter too quickly, th e m odel m ay move out o f view; To rep ositi on, do one of the following. To ret urn the pr eviou s view, click View Previou s. To see the entire model , click Fit View. Walk tool The 'V tool lets you move around a model in one continuous motion with ou t changing alk controls. The key characteristic of a walk op eration is that the elevatio n (Z value) o f th e cam era (eye point) generally doe s not change as you move or turn. If th e cam era is tilted upward or downward and you move forward, th e cam era's elevation does not change. In design files with elem ents rep resenting the floor or gro und, you can perform even mor e realistic walking simulations by enabling Came ra Hei ght. The cam era maint ains a specified height above the underlying elements, enabling you to walk up or down stairs, ramps, or slop es. Prevent Cam era Collision detects collision with elements th at may be in the way and stops further movement. This setting prevents you from walking through walls or oth er ob jects. A view cone for the view being navigated displays in all othe r open views. It shows the position and o rientatio n of the camera and can help aid navigati on. T here are two methods wh en using the mou se to navigate. Click and hold the button on th e mou se as yo u move it. Releasing the button completes the operatio n. This is click and drag. O ne click ope ration mean s you click in the view to commence the navigation. Move the mou se as required, witho ut hold ing any bu tt on, then click again to complete the operatio n. Do No t Du plicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorpo rated I'ro jectWise N avigator V8 XM Essentia ls 35 4/5 / 07
  • 44. Review ing Data When using the mou se to walk, th e following assignments app ly. Mouse R esult o n View C amera Ke y Movement Walk Forward Forward Backward Walk Backward Left Turn to the left Right Turn to th e right SHIFT Forward Move upward (increase elevation) Backward Move downward (decrease elevation) Left Shift to left Righ t Shift to right Forw ard CT RL Lo o k upw ard Backward Look down ward + or - Increase/ decrease spee d of movem en t In crease/ decrease rate of turn [ or ] ? Display H elp ~ Exercise: Walk through the model Q2 1 Co ntinuing in main.dgn, select the Walk tool from View 1. 2 Following the status bar p rompt, position the pointer in the active view. 3 Press and hold down th e data button and dra g the mouse . Move to the left to shift the view to the right. Move to th e right to shift the view to th e left. Mo ve toward the top of the screen to shift the viewp oint toward the view center. Move toward the bottom o f the scr een to shift the viewpoint away from the view cen ter. Do No t D uplicate Copyright © 2007 Ben tley System s. Incorpor ated Projcct'Vise Navigator V8 Xi! Esse ntials 36 4/5 / 07
  • 45. Reviewing Data To pe rform a combination of the mot ions, drag the mouse in a diagonal direction. 4 To end the operation, release the data button. Fly Use this tool to interactively fly thou gh a mod el. You can navigate using th e mou se (with keyboard modifiers) or the keyboa rd. The view cone for th e view that you are navigating displays in all other open views. It shows the position and orientation of th e cam era in the view and can help aid navigation. Use click and drag or one click operation to fly. Once you initiate movement, the cam era automat ically moves forward along its line of sight . -+ E xercise: Fly through the model I ~quot;I 1 Co ntinuing in main.dgn, select the Fly tool from View 1. 2 In the active window, press and hold th e data bu tton and drag the mou se. The movements are the same as with the Walk too l 3 To end th e operation, release the data button. To perfor m a combination of the motion s, drag the mou se in a diagon al direction. Co pyright © 2007 Bentl ey System s, Inco rpor ated Do No t D uplicate Pro jcct'wisc N avigator '8 X.lf Essentials 37 4/ 5/07
  • 46. Reviewing Data Clip Volume and Clip Mask X1hen you ro tate a view, the result can be less than satisfactory. The Clip Volume tool solves this problem by letting you select a discrete volume within the design cub e for display. You can use 2D or 3D elements to defin e th e volume. Wh en you use a 2D shape, the clipping volume is created by sweeping the 2D shape th rough the entire design. The sweep direction is perp endicular to the plane of the 2D element. X1hen a 3D element is used it define s the enti re volume. You may want to work on part o f a model, while hiding another part of it. If the elements all are on the same level, you can use the Clip Mask tool to mask the elements no t required . NOTE: E ach clement in a design is on a level. Levels are analogous to transparent overlays. CJr In different combinations they make it easier to see parts of a design. -+ Exercise: Applying a clip volume to a view 1 Continuing in main.dgn click th e View At tributes too l in any view con trol ToolBox. 2 In the View Attributes dialog box, ena ble the check box before Clip Volume. • ~quot;Number: [L~ 0 To.AJ1 ;'W j Qjsplay: :s;;;;;;;u, Shadj;;quot;g~ - Dislao.ceCue ing: U~~~. ..c. quot;j o .'CS T~ad o Fast Cwves o §.ackground O £i1l o BoundaryDispla-j O §Jid o LevelDvemdes 0 Ca J!lel'l o a,p Back o UneSt-,1es O ig~:f~ 0l.in e ~eights o OipVolume o E.attems o P1!!tem/ 8umpMaps 0 Co~cl;ons o Tags o D!!nensions o Data Re[ds 0 TO!1 D;splays~ Text NQ.des Fast C.ells 3 Close the View Attributes dialog box. .fJ.. 4 Select Rotate View with the Method set to Top . S E nt er a data poin t in View 2. ~ 6 Select Clip Volume with the following tool settings, Click the Apply Clip Volume By 2 Points icon Dis plq;' Clip Element. Di sabled o Display Clip Element xxr Essen tials Do Not Duplicate Copyright © Z007 Bentle y Systems, incorporated Pro jcct,lisc N avigator V8 38 4 /5 /07
  • 47. Reviewing Data 7 In View 2, enter data points to isolat e the fro nt of the building. o 8 E nter a data po int in View 1 to acccpt the clip volume. ~quot; quot; . 9 Select Rotate View and rot ate View 1. 10 Select Fit View fro m View 1. N o othe r eleme nts appea r in the view, ~ 11 Select Clip Volume and click the Expand arrow to expa nd the tool settings. nam~the 12 Click Save and clip volume Building Front. .,1. rquot; ~,j ~~~' ~~ I DescnDtlon &1_ _ ,! iM :P !ft#iPt¥ ' 13 Select File > Close} witho ut saving changcs. With the clip volume active you can restrict the display o f clemen ts to just tho se that you want to see. O nce a clip element has been created, you can display it and manipulate it to cha nge the clip volu me, Copyright © 2007 Bentley System s. Incorporated I'rojectWise Navigator '8 Xl1 Essentials Do Not Duplicate 39 4/ 5/ 07
  • 48. Com pon ent Review and Navigation Component Review and Navigation Access component data by selecting £<zle > N avigate> Components to ope n a utility that displays a hierarchical structure of components within a model. TRIFORMA OUP _GR '1l /',A,LLC.ASE>.NORK BASECASEVORK TALUCAS EWORK WINOOVl/ DOOR NA,ME PARAME.TRICquot;. ;:V ; D's;;;gi~quot;D~'~~~R~sn V'iD Sin e Door Flush ' gl lND Single DoorRush There are three options for com ponent navigation. Zoom to zoo m the view to th e selected com pon en t in the model. Highlight highlights to the selected com ponent in the model. Isolate displays only the selec ted component, apa rt fro m the rest of the componen ts in the model. T he Automatic options automati cally zoo m, highligh t or isolate th e selected compon ent in the model. You can also create a quer y to find component data. -+ Exerci se: Navigating component dat a 1 Set the following in the MicroStation Manage r: Projec PlantSpace t: 2 O pen Main.dgn. Select File> Navigate> Components. 3 The dialog docks to th e left of the application window. Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorp orat ed D o Not D uplicate X~I Projccrw isc Navigator V8 Essentials 40 4/ 5/ 07
  • 49. Com po nent Review and Navi g at ion 4 Click the View Components icon. __..__....__.._ . [quot; '@--~ ~_ ._-- _. ~ .quot;, '.1.0 Components .,•• PIPE_PGKT ±! ..• PIP ] FLG E ±! • lii ...• PIP E] IPE t •• PIPE]VLV ±! ..•• PIPE]E1B ±! .,• PIPE_PBR N ±! • ..• ILPIP 1PP J ±! • ce PIPE_OPLT ce PIPE_PCRD ce PIPE_PERD ce PIPE]NOT ce ·. C EaUIP_MEaP ce .,.• PIPE]FLR ce ...• P IP E]C.~P ce . • PIPE]NPL Select the + next to PIPE_P FLG to expand it. 5 i.' ~,_quot; ;'.A QI K _ '.1.. Components :;;. f;.u *,ijs; P ,i (± - '3 , 0 PIPE] FLG . 3:;....•1. Fl'JiGE . 3:;-.',1. FlANGE $ .. . . FlANGE .quot; :±]···.1.. FLANGE 6 Right click on the first FLANGE listed and select Zoom . L@ ~.~ 8 ',, Components 0 .£ ·,,0 PIPE GKT ] 8 '1.. PIPE PFLG :±] quot;O !i· '*'i ·· ~• • quot;~ FL;NG (£ . quot; . ~ ·'; O FL;N~ Highlight ~ quot; quot;O FL;NG Isolate u-oc:$01..,quot; 8']quot; ; 0 FL N ;G 82quot;; 0 FL;NG Auto-Z oom 8'] '; 0 FL N ;G Auto-+tgMlight (£ ',0 FL G';N Auto·Isoiat. '£ 'cO FL NGE ; Pro jectWise Nquot; -;l, 'tor VS Xl! Essentials quot; Co pyrigh t © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpor ated Do No t D uplicate 41 4/5 /0 7
  • 50. Compon ent Revie w and Navi g at ion The views zoom to the flange. 7 Right click on the first FLAN GE listed and select Highlight. T he element highlights. Do Not Duplicate ~, Co pyright 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpo rated Projccrwi sc Na·;;.,',ltor V8 Xll Essentia ls 42 4/5 /0 7
  • 51. Component Review and Nav igatio n 8 Right click on the first FLANGE listed and select Isolate. 9 Right click on the first FLANGE listed and select Auto-Z oom . 1 0 Now click on any component to zoom to it. You can use the Element Info too l to display additional data on a compon ent in the E lement Info dialog box. -+ Exercise : Use E lement Information and component navigation CD 'quot; 1 Continuing in Main.dgn, click the Element Information tool ope n the dialog box. to The dialog docks to the left of the application window. Note the tabs at the bottom of the docked dialogs. Tasks Element ... !c ompon ... 2 Click the Compo nents tab. 3 Righ t click on the first FLAN GE listed and select Isolate. 4 Select the Element Information tab and then click on the flange in the design . Note the results. Do Not Duplicate Cop yright © 2007 Bentley Systems. Incorp orat ed Pro jcctw isc Navigato r V8 Xl! Essentials 43 4/ 5/07
  • 52. Component Review and Navigation 5 Select File> Close. Component Navigation also wo rks with other form ats. -+ E xe rcise: Componen t navig ation with Auto PLANT data 1 Set the following in the MicroStation Manager: Project: AutoP lant 2 O pen Main.dwg. 3 Click the Element Informatio n tool to ope n the dialog box. 4 Select File> Navigate> Components. 1 -, 5 In the Compo nents dialog box, click the View Components icon . [g} . ······- 1 ~·::.quot;t$·~~;:X: ~L;:sr·quot;'quot; , >:; ) i£ .quot;. AUTOPUlJH_DOCUMENT iii .quot;. AUTOPLquot;JH_lINENUM BER .£ .quot;. AUTOPUNT]IP E i+l quot;' . ACADJNSERT it: .quot;. AUTOPLA,NT_EOP O pen the nod e next to AUTOPLAN T_LIN EN UMBER by clicking the + . 6 7 Right click on 0404 and enable Auto-Iso late. iii .,. AUTOP Lquot;NT_DOCUM T EN AUTOPLquot;N LI NENUMBER T quot;quot; '0• • it :~: ri~~~----- quot; -. 0 Rquot; 4 Hig ht hlig Ii ' '. C4 Isolate R ·.• • C4 Undo Isolate ii, ·.•• C4 Auto-Zoom 10 ·• C4 1 •• Auto+iighli ht g &} quot; '~. o~tquot;fu§$$t [Hquot;-quot;.• 0315 tii ·, . 0302 ±i·-., . 0303 Cop yrigh t © 2007 Bentley Systems , Incorporated Pro ject';'ise Navigaror VS X;I Essentials Do No t Du plicate 44 4/5 / 07
  • 53. Component Review and Na vigation 8 Expand 0404 and review the components by clicking on them. STRAJGHT TEE. SCH 40. 8quot;. PIPE. SCH 40 ;;; . ,~. STRAJGHTTEE. SC H40. BW ;;;.,0.. WELD NECK FLA,NGE. 3OCLB.RF ; :B..quot;. GATEV.quot;LVE. 3OCLB. RF ;;; ..~. H.AJ'DWHEEL(RISING STE M) ;;; ..,,. WELDNECK FLA,NGE. 3OCLB.RF , ; ; ·c. STRAJGHTTEE. SCH40. BV ;;; .quot;. PIPE. SCH 40 ;;; .quot;. STRA.IGHT TEE SCH40. BW . ;;; ..~. STRAJGHT TEE SCH 4U BW . . :±;quot; o.. WELD NECK FUNGE. 30GLB. RF ;;; .quot;. BLIND FLA,NGE. 3OCLB. RF ;;; '0.. WELD NECK FLA,NGE.3':lGLB. RF ;;; '0.. GLO BEVA LVE. 3OCLB. RF ;;;.'0.. HANDWHEEL(RISING STEM) £ .~. WELD NECK FLA,NGE. 3OCLB. RF 83 'quot;. STRAIGHTTEE SCH 40. BW . £ .quot;_ WELD NECK FLA,NGE 3O LB.RF .G . S; . ,~. BLINDFLA,NGE 30G . LB.RF ·c . STRAJGHT TEE SCH40.BV . >/ tf] .. quot;'. PIPE S . CH40 S; 9 Ex plore the Auto Z oom and Auto Highlight op tions. 1 0 Select File > Close. Component Query tools In the Compo nents Explorer utility, you can query a class and specify search criteria to narrow the results. The Query operation uses the J Space class library associated with th e mod el that is open. You can search for all piping components that have a line number (LIN E N O) of 1 or more inch es. -+ Exercise: Querying components . quot;,,, :b 1 Continuing in Main.dwg, in the Compo ne nts Explorer, click the Query too l. 2 Select AUTOPLAN T_LINEN UMBER from the Search for option list. Query Tools I i-:UTOPlquot;quot; =-:=-='=quot; - - - - A:':: =: ANT _EQP- =-= - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - :.., ! , r- AUTOPlANT_EQP_INS Ul 1 i AUTOPl NT INSERTION POINT A ., AUTOPLANT- JOINT - AUTOPlANT NZl. AUTOPlANT=NZl._ Ul INS AUTOPlANT OBJEG NOTE: You can ente r the first letter of the class you want to select in the Search for (if'quot; field. Copyr ight © 2007 Bentley System s, Inco rpo rated Pro jectWise Navigator V8 XM Essentials Do No t D uplicate 45 4/5 / 07
  • 54. Com ponent Review and Navigation 3 Select N arne from the first option list in the Wh ere section. 4 Select equal to from th e second optio n list in th e Where section . S In the input field enter 0404. 6 Click Add, S ea rch for aIlAUTOPLANT_L1NEN UMBER where ATTRIBUTES equal to '104' 7 Click OK to run the query. T he que ry results are added to Compo nents explore r. 3 ., .AUTOPLA,NT_L1NENUMBER • lti • .AUTOPLANT_PIPE '., .AUTOPLNJT • _EQP Ouery Results .quot; -;• .AUTO PLNJT_L1NENUMBER f;.,$ ()4()4 Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems. Inco rpo rated Do Not Du plicate Pro jectWise Navi;,'ator V8 Xl[ Essentials 46 4/ 5/07
  • 55. Component Review and Naviga t ion 8 Right click on 0404 in the query result s and select Isolate. i .. ~. Components ± .~. AUTOPLANT UNENUMBER ! E!J ,,,. I AUTOPLANT=PIPE la: :;U UP =Q S · '~. AUTOPLANT UNENUMBER s; '~ . F;-------, , Zoom i Highlight Auto- oom Z . Aulo -Highught l~to.ISolate __.) The results are displayed graphically. ~ ~. .. 9 Select rIle > Close. Query tips Most of the operato rs are commonl y known except for in and like. In mean s the value of the selected pr operty falls within the specified string, similar to contains. Copyright ~) Pro jcctw isc Navigator VR X11 Esse ntials Do Not D uplicate 2007 Ben tley System s. Inco rpo rated 47 4/5 /07
  • 56. Component Review and Navigation Like is similar to equal to except that it takes the wildcard charact ers * (asterisk) for mu ltiple characters and % (percent) for a single character. The equal to operato r is required when the property value actually contains one of the wildcard char acters. If you add more than one criteria, the word And displays in the Summary D escription section. Right click on the word and select the operator And or Or. To edit a class of a query, double click the class in the Summary Description section. To remove a class and all its related properties from the sear ch criteria, select the class in the Sum mary D escripti on section and click the delete icon. Do Not Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Ben tley Systems, Incorporated Pro jc:c t'!isc N avigator V8 X 71 Essentials 48 4/5 /07
  • 57. 4 Assemble Data f rom Different Sources Module Overview It is imp or tant to assemble data before you can review and comment on it. The focus o f this mod ule is on con trolling the data that is displ ayed on the screen by using references, non - CAD data and raster images. Design and co nstructio n projects con sist of 2D/ 3D content created using different app lication s and formats. The challenge is to assemble the content in one application for downstream proce sses. ProjectWise N avigator V8 :xJtI Edition can assemble 2D, 3D, CAD, DGN, RD L, DWG, Models, Office documents, PDF, Raster, XML, IFC, and da tabase content in one mo del. Module Objective s Upo n com pletion of this module you will be able to do the following. Assemble data fro m different sou rces using Pro jectWise Navigator reference tools Use data fro m Micro soft Office, XML, database and othe r non-CAD sources Use Raster data like PDF,JPG and other image formats References When you use a design that was created by someone else, you generally want to look at it withou t modifying it. References let you see and print the contents of oth er designs witho ut changing their content. A reference is a design that is attached to th e active design. Entire print sheets can be composed of referenced designs and the y can be upd ated dynamically. You can reference model s from the open DGN file, or fro m o ther DGl s th at may currentl y be in use by other users. O ther users can referenc e the model in which you are working. Cop yright ilquot; 2007 Bent ley System s. Inco rpora ted Do No t Duplicate Projecrw isc Nav igato r VHXll Essen tials 49 4/5 / 07
  • 58. Refe re nces Attaching references -+ Exercise: Select a file to attach 1 Set the following in the MicroSt ation Manager: Project: Building 2 O pe n main .dgn . 3 Right click on the Primary tool box and select References from the pop-up menu. 4 Click the References tool. 5 In the References dialog bo x, click Attach Reference. Attachment m ethod T h e default attachment method is Interactive. With this method, additi onal settings are set in the Reference Attachment Settings dialog box. The Attachment Metho d optio n menu lets you select ano ther method . Attachment Method , r ' i ~t~; ~ ~ t; ~ ~ Coincident CoincidentWorld Top Bottom Lett Right Front Back Isome tric .B.!gh~. ~.q~.~..r. (~ .!. . When you use the oth er attachment methods, the Reference Attachm ent Settings dialog box does not appear. The defa ult attachment settings, or the attachm ent settings of the last reference attached, are used instead. O nce a method is selected it rem ains in effect unt il it is changed. File lo ca tion T he Save Relative Path option in the Attach Reference dialog box is imp ortant. oSaveRelaitve Path A reference attachment that identifies the locati on o f an attached file by its full, or absolute, path is not portable across direc torie s, projects and networked systems. If the attached file is not found in that exact loc ation, the attachment will be missing. The best way to en sure portability when attaching references is to enable Save Relative Path. This causes the relative path to the file to be saved as atta chment data in the DGN file so the file can be more easily located. Do No t D uplicate Copy right © 2007 Bentley Systems , Inco rporated X~ [ Pro jccrw isc Navig ato r V8 Essen tials 50 4/ 5/ 07
  • 59. Referen ces -+ Exercise: Set attachment methods 1 Continuing in main .dgn, in the Atta ch Referenc e dialog box, enable the Save Relative Path check box. 2 Leave Attachment Method set to Interactive. 3 Select a-marlow- basement.dgn . 4 Click O pen. Attachment settings The first option you can select in the Refere nce Attachment Settings dialog box is the mod el you want to atta ch. All models in the file you have selected are listed . Just select the desired model. Since the same model can be attached man y times , the Logical N am e field helps you to distinguish be tween references. O rientation sets the view of the mod el that you will see. Coincident, the default, aligns the referenc es with regard to design plane coordinates only. Coincident World aligns the references with the active mod el with regard to both Global O rigin and design plan e coordinates. Scale (Master:Ref) sets the ratio of the master units in the active model to the master units in the attached mod el. Use thi s if the reference elements need to be scaled. For example, 2 to 1 would make th e referenc ed element s twice as large as eleme nts in the maste r. Projectw ise Navigator uses working unit s to acco mmodate different systems o f 1:1 measurement. When working units differ between files, the relation ships must be ~, determined and then references scaled accordingly. If you enable the Tru e Scale toggle in the Attachment settings dialog box, thes e adjustme nts are made auto matically. Copyrigh t © 2007 Ben tley Systems. Incorp o rated Do Not Duplicate Pro jectWise Navigator VS Xl! Essentia ls 51 4/5 /07
  • 60. References -+ Exercise: Attach the basement to the building model 1 Co ntinuing in main.dgn, note the att achment setting in the Reference Attachment Settings dialog box: Be Name: a<n owbasement.dgn arl Full Path: ...&.ampleslluil in d g<lgna <na owbasement.dgn rl - ................................ . v. ~ ~ L~! quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; -quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; Onentation' aster Fie l CoinCident .Aligned wJlh M ginaligned ,.~h M CoinCident - Worl d Global On aster File ;:£1 Standard'Vie'l's Saved Views {none} Named Fenc {none) es ..) {. ~~ [yJi1j Toggles: ~1~iJC5 lJij1K Scg.! O~laster:Ref} [f~~~~~~~::H..:. O.:QggQ~ . e De,.':' t,lested.quot;-ltachment : s quot;quot;quot;quot;'quot;quot;'=quot;'quot;quot; quot;,,,, quot;quot;' , Display Overndes: evel Display: ,..lJE.quot;..!~.? quot;,I3§Fquot;,NEY EVEL[.v Ne!!:L >/L :i;;;;t~ ~==~==:-vj G1oballineSt-jIe Scale: 2 Click O K. Basement elements from the attached model are seen in the active mod el. -+ Exercise: Attach the ground floor as a reference 1 Continuing in main.dgn, Fit View in View 3. !±l 2 In the References dialog box, click Attach Reference. {.~ Ii 3 Select a-rnarlow-ground.dgn and click Open. =-.J 4 You do not want to change any atta chment settings at this time, so click O K in the Attachment Settings dialog box. 5 In the Reference s dialog box, select the differe nt reference files. You see a highlighted boundary around the selected reference. NOTE: To change the highlight color in a design, select Settings > Design File. In the DGN File settings dialog box, select the Color categor y. Change the element highlight color to the desired color. Cop yright © 2007 Bentley System s, Incorpor ated Do Not Dup licate X~ I Pro jccrw isc Na vigator V8 Ess entials 52 4/5 / 07
  • 61. References M anipulating references Altho ugh you cann ot manipul ate elements that are in refer ences, you can snap to the m and copy element s int o the active model. You can also manipulate the referenc e as a who le. Tools The Move, Copy, Scale, Rotate and Mirro r too ls in the References dialog box let you manipulate a reference. Reload Reference reloads and redraws a referenc e, which lets you see changes that have been made to it since it was last attached or reload ed. When using referenc e tools, note the Use Referenc es Di alog List tool setting. This optio n lets you select the reference you want to manipul ate from th e References dialog box. If you are not sure of the name o f the referenc e you want to manipulate, you can disable this optio n and enter a data po int on an element from the reference you wish to manip ulate in the D G N file. Reference levels You can turn the levels in references on and off, ind ependent of the levels in the master file. -+ Exercise: Turn off levels 1 Continuing in main.dgn , select the Level D isplay tool from the Primary Tools tool box. 2 In the Level Di splay dialog box, select a-marlow-ground .dgn in the target tree. 8'~ main.dgn. Defaull !quot;,b~ A-Marlow·l ,l.dgn. 3D Model fquot; ';~l1: e-merlcw-beserneot.dcn. 3D Model ~quot;'ihY @ ···#.,i··'quot;..liti%§;_MMffl 8i L.;~i;)' 1st Floor.dgn. J aeilitie' WorkModel T he levels contained in the model are listed. 3 Right click in the list o f levels and select All Off. T he reference is no longer displayed because none of the levels in it are displayed. 4 Right click again and select All O n. Pro jectW ise Navif,':UorVB X j[ Esse ntials , Cop yright CO 2007 Bentl ey Systems, Inco rp orated Do No t D uplicate 53 4/ 5/07
  • 62. References T ran sp arency and priority References have transpare ncy and priority attributes that you can apply. -+ Exercise: Apply transparency to a reference 1 Continuing in main.dgn , click the View Attributes tool in the view control ToolBox and enable the check box for transp arency if it is not enabled. 2 In the References dialog box, right click on a column heading and select Tran sparenc y from the pop -up menu to add the column to the dialog box. xJ !:!!lne Mode: ! Model Descronon A-Marl w-lot.dgn o Aligned with Ma~ er 3DModel AlIgned '....tth Mas: ~ 3D Model a-m cw-basement.dcn er • 'quot; t t . ;., r,,1aSl. ~ lot Roor n .dg _Facilities Vcr... . lIgned '....tth A. 'Wireframe I0' Rotation , -!GJIJIWCS liillLkJ~~ ~. ~ l;S @Jill , ~j (.on'lg :anable 3 Highligh t a-marlo w-groun d in the Referenc es dialog box, click in the Transparency column and select 30. The ground model is now semi-transparent and you can see the basem ent model thro ugh it. Detaching references Be sure you want to det ach a refer ence tile before you do it. The scale, rotatio n, and location of the reference are not saved when you detac h the file. You will have to set these again if you reattach it. -+ Exercise: Detach refere n ce s 1 Co ntinuing in main.dgn, in the References dialog box, select a-marlow-gro und and a- marlow-basement. XJ 2 Click D etach Referenc e. 3 Click O K in the alert dialog. The referenc es are detached. Select File > Close, without saving changes. 4 Do No t Duplicate Co pyright © 2007 Bent ley Systems , Incorp orated Pro jectWise N avigator V8 X11 Essen tials 54 4/ 5/07
  • 63. Reference nesting Reference nesting Live nesting provides the ability to see a reference that is atta ched to a refe rence. Suppose you have a D GN file called x.dgn. A.dgn is a reference to x. A.dgn has two refere nces of its own, 1.dgn and 2.dgn . If A is attached to x with nesting enabled and set to a depth of one, it can be expa nd ed in the hierarchy tree to show its references, l.dgn and 2.dgn. ~'-MIrp =-quot;quot; ~ .!,. '.'Q Y TIE=!· ·~ -~ - ~~ ::J~(:::' @ ~J . (J ,~Ad 0 Hier!ldJy ! Slot i FileName ! Model ' Description La< i a-~ _ gn Default Directreference 2:~ A dgn -t--~ ~ 1 d9quot; ~ 2 d9quot; A benefit o f live nesting is that any changes to these sub-attachments are dynamically updated in any file to which their master file is attached. Vhen you atta ch a reference, you have three op tions for the nesting. N o N esting means that references attached to the attached design are not seen in the active design. Select Live Nesting so references attached to the atta ched design are seen in the active design. Copy Atta chme nts copies references attached to the atta ched design into the active design. -+ E xercise: Live nesting 1 O pen BSI200AEIOI-Plan.dgn. 2 Open the References dialog box. 3 Click Show Hierarchy to see the hierarchy tree. Click the + to expand the master file. 4 Copyright © 2007 Ben tley System s. Inco rpo rated Pro jectV sc N avi!,, 'to r V8 X11 Essen tials quot;i quot; Do No t D uplicate ss 4/ 5/ 07
  • 64. Models Click the + to expand the reference named Plan Clip and review its attached files. 5 ShellComposite BS , I30QO.E9,Shelldgn Composite ,, N ow you can control settings for PlanClip's nested references, 6 Select File > Close. Models A D GN file is composed of models. When you place elements they are added to the active model. A model can be either 2D or 3D and is stored as a discrete object within a DGN file. Models are similar to worksheets in a spreadsheet application. Each wo rksheet is an independent numerical space . In ProjectWise Navigat or, each model is an independent graphical space, storing the elements that you place . It may be helpful to thin k of a D GN fJle as a box that can contain both 3D and 2D objects, models, any of which you can view individually. quot;quot; . quot; ~~§;<>. E very model has its own set o f eigh t views. The model wh ose views are displ ayed at a given time is th e active model. Every model has its own working unit system. H owever, levels are D GN file specific and not model specific. Levels are shared throughou t the entire D GN file. Do No t Duplicate Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Inco rpo rated Pro jcctWisc Na viga tor V8 XM Essentials S6 4/ 5/07
  • 65. Models Types of m od els A D esign model can be either 2D or 3D and con sists of design geo metry. These are similar to DWG models (model space). A design model can also be used as a reference or placed as a cell. You can create an unlimited number of design model s in a DGN file. a ell F, stFloor • Interior Plan El CG Foundation a CJl Roof El Cjj Second Floor - Inlerio Plan r a I Site ell El ThirdFloo - InterorPlan r i parate modelsin a DGN contain differentparts oftheoverallplan Se A sheet model is used to attach references for composing finished and annotated drawings. You can create an unlimited number of sheet mod els in a DGN file. Drawing composition u sing m odels Instead of redrawing a model's geo metry for each view, as in a manual system, you attach views of design geometry as references for each plan, elevation , section, etc. Any changes made to the design model are reflected in each referenced view in the sheet. ~ Exercise: Create a sh eet model 1 Set the following in the MicroStation Manager: Pro ect. Civil j 2 Open BSI300GI001-Cover.dgn. 3 Select the Models tool from the Primar y tool bar. 4 In the Models dialog box click Create a New Model. 5 In the Create Mode l dialog box, set the following: lype:Sheet : 2D Name: Sheet 2 l)escnption: Sheet 2 RefLogical: Sheet 2 Scale: 1quot;=100' Creat a Viou Group: Enabled (by default) e 6 Click OK. T he sheet model opens. 7 Close the Models dialog box . Copyright © 2007 Bentley Systems, Incorpo rated Do Not D uplicate Pro jcctw isc Navigato r V8 Xi1 Essen tials 57 4/5 /07
  • 66. Models ~ E xercise: Add a border to the sheet and position 1 m 1 Con tinuing in BSI400-C0 1-Cover.dgn, Sheet 2 model, open the References dialog .... box. 2 In the References dialog box, click Attach Referenc e. t~ 3 Navigate to the pro ject's Seed folder. ~ 4 Attach BSI400-COO-Bo rder.dgn with the following attachment settings : iV lodel: Cover Logica!Name: Border Description: Border Scale: 1200.00: 1.00 5 Click OK. EE 6 Fit View. Select Window > V iews > 2 to open View 2. 7 You can see the model sheet in this view. 8 Select the Window Area view control and window arou nd the reference in View 1. 8J 9 In the References dialog box, select Move References. [~J 10 Snap to the upper righ t corner and accept with a data point. . - . - . - . - ._ . - . _ . _ ._ . _ ._ . _ . _ . _ . _ . - I I I J I I I I t::====:J~a:~~~ : . _ - - - - - - - -- _ . _. _. _ . _. _ . _ . _. ~ ~ xxt Essentials Copyright © 2007 Bent ley Systems, Inco rporated Do Not Duplicate Pro ject,lise Navigator V8 58 4/5 /07
  • 67. Models 11 Snap to the upper right corner of the sheet element in View 2 and accept with a data point. o;J ,- -- '- -- -- -- -- -- '- '- -- -- -- -- -- '- '-' - -- -- -- '- -- -- '- '- - . I 12 Reset. 1 3 Close View 2. 14 Fit View 1. -+ Exercise: Compose the sheet a 1 Continuing in BSI400-C01-Cover.dgn, Sheet 2 model, click Atta ch Reference. 2 Navigate to the project D gn folder. i~ 3 Attach BSI400-W01-Survey.dgn with the following attachment settings: Model: Survey Logical Name: S Orientation: Coincident World Scale: 1.00 : 1.00 4 Click O K. The geometry comes in at the correct location because of the orientation. Coincident World aligns the references with the active model with both Glob al O rigin and design plane coordinates. ,~ 5 Click Attach Reference. 6 Attach BSI400-W01-Contours.dgn with the following attachment setti ngs: Model: Conto urs Logical Name: Conto urs 7 Click OK. ~ 8 Click Attach Reference. =.:J 9 Attach BSI400-W01-Desi gn.dgn with the following attachment settings: Copyrigh t © 10 07 Bentle y System s, Inco rp orated x~ r Pro jcctw'i sc Navigat or V8 Essentials Do No t D uplicate 59 4/ 5/ 07
  • 68. Clipping referenced models Model: Xse ct Logical Name: XS 10 Click OK. T he sheet is compiled fro m survey data, contours and cro ss section models. If changes are made to any of these model s, the shee t will auto matically upd ate because it is composed of references. Clipping referenced models T he Clip Referenc e tool uses a boundary, such as an element or fence, to clip a referenc e. The area o f th e reference that is outside the boundary is not displayed. ~ E xe rcise: Clip a refe renced model f±l 1 Contin uing in BSI400-COI -Cover.dgn, Sheet 2 model, Fit View. There is info rmatio n in the mod el that you do not wish to include in th e shee t. Select Tools > Tool Box es. 2 3 Scroll to the Fence tools and click the check box . 4 Click O K. 5 Select Place Fence with the following too l settings: Fence Ij pe: Block Fence Mode: Inside 6 Highlight th e Xsect mod el in the References dialog box and note the boundary. Do Not Duplicate Cop yright © 2007 Bentley System s, Inco rpo rated Pro jcctw isc Navigator VS XII Essen tials 60 4/5 / 07
  • 69. Add ing A nnotat io ns 7 Place a fenc e aro und the area of the reference inside the border ; the cross sectio n lines. L ,...------------------------... r----quot;,,------------, _ . ~ 8 Select Clip Reference with th e followin g too l settings: Method: Active Fence Use References Dialog List: E nabled 9 E nter a data point. The unwanted details to the right are rem oved. 10 E nter a data point in the file to remove the fence. 11 Select File> Close, with out saving chan ges. Adding Annotations You can select an existing text file created using a text editor or word processor and include its ann otations in a design. To imp ort ASCII text select File> Import > Tex t. To copy text from a document, cop y and paste into the XTord Proces sor text edito r that ope ns wh en you select a text placem ent tool. To find text placement tools, select Tools > Tool Box es and ena ble the Text tools check box or, if the Drawing or Drawing Composition tasks are available, find the Text tasks as a sub-task. The XTord Processor text editor can also be opened by selecting the Element Selection tool and double clicking on text in a file. With the 'V ord P rocesso r text editor you can change man y text settings, such as Bold , Italics and Underline. XThen you cop y and paste text from a word proc essor like Microsoft 'V ord it will maint ain all the formatting including tab spacing, numbers and bullets. Cop yrigh t © 2007 Bentley Systems. Incorporated Pro jccrw ise Nav ig ator V8 Xi! Essen tials Do No t D uplicate 61 4/5 /07
  • 70. Raster References Raster References A Raster Reference is a link to an extern al image that resides outside a file. Use Raster Manager to work with these images. Select File > RasterMana gerto open it. You can display images of various formats, from monochrome to full color. Single images, or groups of images, can be set to display in one or more DGN file views. The drawing and annotation tools can be used in views that display raster images . X!hen you display a raster image file in a DGN file, it is attached as a raster reference atta chm ent, similar to a regular reference. When a raster attachment is modified using Raster Manager's tools, no changes are made to the original file, just to its attachment information in the DGN file. Copvright © 2007 Bentley System s, Inco rpo rated Do Not D uplicate X~ [ Pro jcctw ise Navigator V8 Essentials 62 4/5 /07