MicroStation CONNECT Edition Help

To Construct a Complex Shape from the Intersection or Union of Elements

  1. Select the Create Region tool ( Drawing > Home > Groups ).

  2. In the tool settings window, click the Intersection or Union icon.
  3. Select one element.
  4. Select the second element.
  5. (Optional) Use <Ctrl-data point> to select further elements.

    If the elements do not overlap, the following occurs, depending on the Method:

    Method If elements do not overlap, then
    Intersection "Elements do not intersect" displays.
    Union A shape is placed over each element.
  6. Enter a data point to create the region.

    Constructing a Complex Shape from two elements. Left: Intersection. Right: Union. Fill Type = Opaque, Keep Original = On, Associative Region Boundary = On