That's one that I missed Chuck. That's the problem with this game. There are
so many options, it's hard to remember them all, even when you've been in it
for years. Or should that be in spite of.
Software Development Engineer
C.A.Design Services Ltd
www : www.cadesign.demon.co.uk
> > I'm sorry if some of these seem obvious, but we all miss them
> sometimes :-
> > 1. Have you checked that the layers are not off / frozen in the
> > file.
> > 2. Try to 'recover' the AutoCad file.
> > 3. Is the dgn file corrupt ?. Try running it through EDG.
> > 4. Are you sure the level is not named '2', instead of level number 2.
> > (Still wouldn't explain it not translating).
> > 5 Could the level 2 elements be in a reference file, and not being
> > 6. Is it specific element types. If lines do not get translated, then
> > is a problem.
> > 7. Is it elements in cells ?. Try using the option to drop cells.
> > 8. Level 2 mapped to black i.e. there, but not visible.
> > 9. If you have access to more than 1 seat of MicroStation and
> AutoCad, have
> > you tried on more than 1.
> > That's all I can think of for now. If you still have a problem, e-
> mail me
> > the file.
> > --
> > Regards
> > Dave Preston.
> > Software Development Engineer
> > C.A.Design Services Ltd
> > www : www.cadesign.demon.co.uk
> > > Microstation J dxf file export:
> > > When I export either a whole dgn or a part of the dgn as a dxf
> > > any line, arc, text etc which is on level 2 they are not exported!!
> > > everything else is.
> > > As a result I have to change levels and export then modify the
> > > file,
> > > which is messy and time consuming, and frustrating to say the least.
> > > I have tried exporting as different versions of autocad version, to
> > avail
> > > re-installing microstation, to no avail, checking all dialogue boxes
> > whilst
> > > in the export
> > > process all to no success.
> > > Does anyone have any suggestions or comments which could help me
> > > many thanks
> > > Damian.
> I believe you can specify a view as the source of the export. If you
> have a view specified and level 2 is off in the view, that could cause
> it also.
> Chuck Rheault (c_rheault[at]gpinet[dot]com)
> Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
> Laurel, Maryland Branch
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