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Exporting complex chains to illustrator / pdf

Exporting complex chains to illustrator / pdf

Exporting complex chains to illustrator / pdf

While printing my microstation drawing as an .eps or .pdf file, all the complex chains fall apart in to separate lines. In illustrator they must be joined once again which is very time demanding. Is there a way to keep the complex chains as outlines kept together?

RE: Exporting complex chains to illustrator / pdf

I don't think there is anyway to control this but why do you need to restring it in illustrator?
What work flow  is  it that you do anything in illustrator that you couldn't do in microstation first. After all it just becomes a picture for printing once it  has become a pdf?
If you wanting to measure things then  put the lengths in the cad work.. or if other 3rd parties are using  software other than cad to measure with then get them to use Bentley Redline instead. It is a powerful viewer tool for cad files that can measure ,draw attach ref files etc and free to select subscribers who can sponsor unlimited numbers of other  free users ie engineers, contractors, subcontractors even clients to view your drawings with...

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