Saved Views Dialog
- Ribbon: dialog launcher
- Ribbon: split button
- Ribbon: split button
- Ribbon: dialog launcher
- Toolbox: Primary Tools
- Toolbox: Saved View
- View Window control menu: View Save/Recall
- Default Function key menu: <F6> or <Ctrl+F5>
You can dock the Saved Views dialog to the top or bottom edge of the application window.
The Saved Views dialog contains controls that are used to apply a saved view to a view in the design. The list box shows the name and description of each view saved in the active design file. To apply or delete a view, you must first select it or double-click the entry in the list.
|Create Saved View
||The effect is the same as clicking the Create Saved View tool in the Saved View toolbox.|
|Update Saved View Settings
||The effect is the same as clicking the Update Saved View Settings tool in the Saved View toolbox.|
|Apply Saved View
||The effect is the same as clicking the Apply Saved View tool in the Saved Views ribbon group in the View tab.|
|Edit Saved View Properties
|| Opens the Edit Properties dialog, which is used to
change the name and description of the saved view you selected from the list
|Delete Saved View
|| Deletes the selected saved view and its boundary.
An Alert window
opens when you click
Delete Saved Views in either of the
|Copy Saved View
||Creates a copy of the selected saved view with all
|Import Saved View
|| Opens the Open File dialog, which is used to select
the file whose saved views you want to import into your file. If the selected
file contains one or more saved views the Import Saved Views dialog opens,
which is used to import saved views from another file. If the selected file
contains no saved views, a message appears in the Message Center.
When you import a saved view, the view display is imported along with the saved view and not the levels.
|Update from Library
||Updates the saved view in the DGN file to reflect changes in the configured DGN library.|
||If on, displays a filter row in the list box that lets you define a filter for any of the columns. For information on defining filters by string, integer, or boolean expressions, refer to the tables in Defining and Deleting Filters. For some columns, the boolean expressions in the filter field represent parameters as listed in Filter parameter definitions below.|
|Filter parameter definitions|
Sets the saved
view's name. The maximum number of characters in the name is limited to 511.
Alphabetic and numeric characters are valid. You can use upper and lowercase
characters. However, the following special characters are not supported:
If a saved view created in an earlier version of MicroStation PowerDraft contains any of these special characters, you will not be able to import or copy it in the current version of MicroStation PowerDraft.
|Description||Sets the saved view's optional description.|
|Type|| Indicates the type of view:
You can change the normal saved view to any other view type such as detail view, section view and so on from the Properties dialog or using the following key-in:
|Show|| If on, displays the saved view boundary so that you
can manipulate its parameters.
You can hide the boundary by right-clicking the boundary and selecting Hide View Boundary from the pop-up menu.
You can resize and reorient the saved view boundary to fit its clip volume using the key-in NAMEDVIEW FIT CLIPVOLUME
|Status||Indicates the state of the saved views imported from the DGN library.|
||Indicates whether the saved view is associated with the clip volume. You cannot change associativity from this column.|
|Clip Volume||Displays the named clip volume, such as a named boundary, that is associated with the saved view. The named clip volume is displayed only for saved views, detail views, and plan views. For section views and elevation views, the section clip element is displayed. If you create a new named clip volume, its name appears in the drop-down menu of saved views, detail views, and plan views. If you create a new section clip element, its name appears in the drop-down menu of all view types. If a named clip volume or section clip element to which a saved view is associated is deleted, the saved view will now contain its own clip volume and will behave like a saved view with a non-associative clip volume.|
|2D/3D||Signifies whether the saved view is 2D or 3D.|
|Model||Displays the name of the model containing the saved view.|
|File||Displays the name of the file containing the saved view.|
|(list box) Right-click menu||Right-click the title bar of the list box to get all the options for the list box as well as the option to Save Layout. By default, Type, 2D/3D, Model and File are hidden.|
|(Saved View) Right-click menu|| Right-click a saved view in the list box to see
additional options related to that saved view.