PipeTagger: a MicroStation Application

PipeTagger™ is an AddIn or App that adds functionality to Bentley Systems MicroStation® CONNECT. It's a tool for engineers and technicians.

PipeTagger Search and Query

PipeTagger has utilities that help you to find linear features tagged with a particular value. These tools are a work-in-progress as our customers tell us what they would like to search and how best to achieve a result.

PipeTagger Search

The search command pops the Search dialog …

PipeTagger Search dialog

The Search dialog provides a combo box that lists the Item Type properties available with PipeTagger. Choose a property, such as Pipe ID or Purpose using that combo box.

Search Criteria

Some properties have a Picklist that defines a set of values for that property. If your chosen property has a Picklist you will see a second combo box that shows the available values …

PipeTagger Search dialog showing Picklist

If your chosen property does not have a Picklist you will see a text box where you can type your search criteria …

PipeTagger Search dialog showing text box

Fence or Selection Set

The Search dialog has a toggle button (also known as a check box) labelled Use Fence and another labelled Use Selection Set. The Use Fence toggle button becomes enabled when a fence is active …

PipeTagger Search dialog showing fence toggle button

The Use Selection Set toggle button becomes enabled when a selection set is active …

PipeTagger Search dialog showing selection set toggle button

You can restrict your search to only those linear features currently selected or only those linear features defined by a fence. PipeTagger looks for linear features in the selection or fence that match your search criteria.

Execute Search

The Search button executes a search for linear features having properties that match your criteria. The number of elements found, and other information, is displayed in the Results group box …

PipeTagger Search dialog showing search results

Return to the PipeTagger main page

Return to the PipeTagger main page.