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Why Engineers Just Like You Love MicroStation

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Thousands of designers, engineers, and drafters worldwide just like you trust MicroStation to produce high-quality deliverables on time and on budget, making it the CAD leader for infrastructure design projects. As project scale and complexities increase, MicroStation is there to help you deliver your infrastructure designs on time and on budget. These unparalleled features make it possible for your designs to stand out against the crowd to win you more projects.   

2D and 3D Design 

At its core, MicroStation is a 2D/3D CAD and visualization software that allows you to draft, model, and visualize infrastructure projects of any type, scale, and complexity. We understand how valuable your time is, so we’ve developed tools like AccuDraw to make your 2D/3D design process more efficient and accurate. The domain and intent of the CAD data can vary, but its underlying geometry has the common need for precise locations, distances, and directional inputs. AccuDraw adds both precision and speed to the input process and offers ease of navigation in 2D and 3D space. Features like this are why users love MicroStation for 2D and 3D design.  

Detailing, Annotation, and Dimensions  

MicroStation eliminates the heartburn of manual drafting. Reduce the time you spend creating and updating annotations, reports, and schedules and control the consistent display of objects by leveraging their embedded properties. MicroStation allows you to easily create annotation that takes its information from the associated object. Once created, the annotation stays automatically updated, even if the properties change. 

Sheet Creation for Deliverables 

We understand the importance of generating consistent, high-quality paper and digital deliverables such as paper plots, reports, 2D/3D PDFs, and 3D physical models. MicroStation’s Intelligent Sheets allows you to automate and speed annotation, display styles, and reports by generating them directly from the embedded properties of objects. Once the Sheets have been produced, you can include smart features like hyperlinks to specifications and product information, automated title block information creation, and other automated annotation tasks for smarter deliverables. 

Share Files Across Teams and Disciplines 

Stream to Your Team—MicroStation supports point cloud streaming of any scale point cloud, from anywhere and whenever. Instead of manually compiling project progress reports or struggling to get everyone using the right project standards, every file can be associated with a shared project. This simplifies collaboration workflows by automating project-wide reporting and standards adherence.

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