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> My company has been having trouble with accuracy with MicroStation 95
> under both DOS and Windows95 so what we have tried is to increase the
> number of positional units in our seed files. We do structural,
> architectural,electrical, and mechanical drafting in 2D. The drawings
> we produce range in plotted scale from about 1:5 to 1:200. The original
> setting for working units in the seed files was 100 sub units per master
> unit and 1 positional unit per sub unit. We increased the number of
> positional units to 10 and then we scaled the drawing up by a factor of
> The problem which resulted is the fact that we have several hundred
> cells in multiple cell libraries that were created using the old seed
> files. So when we insert a cell into a drawing that we be plotted at
> 1:100 we have to insert the cell at AS=1000. This will cause problems
> with our tablet menus and customized screen menus.
> Is there any (simple) way that we can change all of these cells so that
> they can be inserted at the correct scale (ie. AS=100 in a 1:100
> drawing). I considered the possiblility of inserting the cells into a
> file and dropping them, scaling them and recreating them but the number
> of cells makes this a very hard to take alternative.
> The problems that we were having with accuracy with the original seed
> files was when a line was draw horizontal and another was drawn
> vertically the angle measured between the two was not 90degrees but
> 89.9997degrees. Also a box that was drawn and then rotated would
> measure differently after rotated.
> Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> Dave Sheldon
> Structural Technologist
> Cochrane Engineering
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