MicroStation CONNECT Edition Help

To Chamfer an Edge(s) of a Solid or a Projected Surface

  1. Select the Chamfer Edges tool ( Modeling > Solids > Features ).

  2. Select the Method.
    Tip: See the description of the Method setting in the Chamfer Edges tool topic.
  3. As per the selected method, set Length, Distance 1, Distance 2, Distance and Angle by keying in the desired value or use Variable link to set them from the available variables in the Variables dialog.
    Note: Distance 1 will be at the end nearest to where you select the edge.
  4. Select an edge to chamfer.

    The solid highlights, with the selected edge highlighted.

  5. (Optional) Select additional edges by pressing <Ctrl> and, as you move the pointer over the solid or surface, the edge nearest the pointer highlights. While holding down <Ctrl>, enter a data point to select the additional edge. You can reset to deselect the last selected incorrect edge.
  6. Enter a data point to accept the chamfer.
  7. (Optional) In case of Distances method, to correct a wrongly created chamfer, undo the chamfer, then turn on Reverse Chamfer and recreate the chamfer.

    Left: Method set to Chamfer Length = 2, Tangent Edges = Off, Right: Method set to Distances. D1 = 1, D2 = 3, Reverse Chamfer = On

    Left: Method set to Distance and Angle, D = 3 A= 30 Reverse Chamfer = On / Right: Method set to Equal Distance, D = 3, Tangent edges = Off.