Geographic (longitude/latitude) coordinate readouts in

 Version:XM, V8i, CONNECT
 Area:Coordinate Systems


How to get geographic (longitude/latitude) coordinate readouts in MicroStation?


Set the coordinate system of the design file:

Tools > Geographic >Select Geographic Coordinate System

After setting the Coordinate System, select

> Tools > Coordinate Systems > ACS > Auxiliary Coordinates

and double-click the coordinate system in the dialog to make it active.

In the lower-right section of the MicroStation Window status bar, right-click the mouse and select Running Coordinates.

Left-click the coordinate display on the status bar and select ACS Position.

Modify the angle readout and set it as desired

> Settings > Design File > Angle Readout

Change the Format, Accuracy and Direction Mode as required.

Save the settings (File > Save Settings).

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 Original Author:James McCoy