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Text Mask for Microstation J?

Text Mask for Microstation J?

Text Mask for Microstation J?

Is it possible to get rid of lines overlapping text in Microstation J?  I have used both AutoCAD and Microstation.  AutoCAD has a command called text mask that will mask out all objects overlapping the text.  I'd like to find a similar feature in Microstation J.  I know V8 has it already, but our client requires CAD files in version J.  We also are using Interplot and I believe it can be done somehow using Interplot with Microstation J.  I haven't figured that out yet.  Any tips please?  
Thanks, Jenny

RE: Text Mask for Microstation J?

Hi Jenny, if the lines that are overlapping the text are in a reference file then try reference file "clip mask". However, each text string will have to the clipped. There is a limit on how many "clip masks" can be used per reference file.

Hope this helps

RE: Text Mask for Microstation J?

Thanks Champ.  Yes, the lines are in a reference file so  I'm going to use your suggestion. There's a lot of text however.  Hopefully, I don't run out of clips. :)

RE: Text Mask for Microstation J?

I often run out of clips.  It's one of those things that I wish MicroStation would change.  I would love to have an  infinite number of clips.

RE: Text Mask for Microstation J?

Let's hope they are working on it

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