MicroStation CONNECT Edition Help

To View a Saved Rendered Image

  1. Open the Display Image dialog (Drawing > Utilities > Image).
  2. From the Files of type option menu, choose the format of the image file to display.
  3. In the list box, select the image file to display.
  4. Click the Open button.

    The Display Image dialog closes and a display window opens in which the selected image is displayed. The window's title bar indicates the filename, pixel dimensions and color depth.

    Image display window

  5. (Optional) Perform image modifications by using items in the display window's Edit and Image menus:
    File menu Open — Open an existing image.
      Save As — Save an image with a new name.
      Save — Save an image with its current name.
    Edit menu Cut/Copy/Paste — Copy or move a portion of the image.
      Size — Resize the image by specifying a new pixel count.
      Crop — Trim the image to a specified rectangle.
      Rotate > — Rotate the image 90 CW, 90 CCW or 180 degrees.
      Mirror > — Mirror the image along the horizontal or vertical axis.
    Image menu Equalize — Perform a histogram equalization on the image color palette.
      Gamma Correction — Lighten or darken the mid-range colors of the image.
      Tint — Tint the image.
      Negate — Invert the image to appear like a film negative.
      Blur — Smooth jagged edges through pixel averaging.
      Color Mode — Change the color depth of the image.
  6. (Optional) Do one of the following:

    Replace the image file on disk with the modified image, or save the modified image to a new file on disk in the same or different format.


    If the result of the modifications is undesirable, just reopen the image using Open from the display window's File menu or simply close the display window without saving.