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Microstation user interface

Microstation user interface

Microstation user interface

(OP)
Hi,

I am just starting out using Microstation after 18 years on ACAD and a few other packages and was wondering how to set up the user interface. I checked some tutorials on youtube and when they open a drawing they have a task bar on the left of the screen, when I open my version this does not appear (see attachments) I have searched everywhere but cannot find how to turn this feature on, as this could help me in finding commands in Microstation. Does anyone know how I can do this? also in an unrelated topic has anyone used Comos plant engineering software, I was wondering if this uses the microstation / plantspace interface.

Any help with this question and in the transistion to microstation would be great help.

Thanks,
SC

RE: Microstation user interface

Tools=>Tasks (for V8i) Then just move it to the left side so that it docks

RE: Microstation user interface

(OP)

Hi BridgeEI,

Thanks for posting the response so quickly :) I tried what you have suggested, however I am only running V8 and the task command in not there, maybe it is only in the V8i version.

Thanks for your help though :)

RE: Microstation user interface

The task menu only started in XM & V8i that i'm aware of.  All in all, its just a shortcut for keeping all of the toolbars you need.  In V8 you would just have to open all the toolbars you need, sorry i'm not much more help.

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