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first drawn element on top

first drawn element on top

first drawn element on top

when i draw a element in microstation the next elements are always on top so when i want the first element on top i have to copie it again and end up with lots of double elements in my drawing.

there should be a command 'sent to back' or 'del double'
but they don´t work so i must be typing them wrong.

is there an easier way to get my first drawn element back on top.

RE: first drawn element on top

for microstation j = deldup. (An mdlapplication which can remove elements that are double)

for microstation v8 = edit --> bring to front

send to back doesn't exist (in my thougt)


RE: first drawn element on top

To move an element to the top:
Select the element(s) you want on top and keyin:
wset add;wset drop
That will rewrite the element(s).

RE: first drawn element on top

new problem,

In microstation V8 you make a layout by attaching the drawing to a sheet.
you can write things like the legenda and stamp in this sheet, but i can´t draw lines or tekst over the attached drawing, this is a problem when i´m using filled elements.

i´m sure it´s something simple but i can´t find it.

who can help?


RE: first drawn element on top

if reference files are involved, you can change the sequence and have the reference files "layer" so that the filled elements are on the bottom of the list and the other elements go on top. File>Reference>Settings>Update sequence. If that does not work and reference files are not envolvled and all the linework is in one file, then try working set add and working set drop. This can be accomplished by first selecting the lines that should be on top of the fill areas with a selection set. Once they are attached to your cursor, type in the key-in area "wset add".
Next, type in "wset drop". The lines should now show up on top of the filled area.

Good Luck

RE: first drawn element on top

Great, that works!

thank you!!!

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