Modify Contour Symbology

Modify Contour Symbology tool modifies the symbology of contour lines. It can also move contour lines to another level in the design file. The contour lines have to be created with Mode set to Write to file in the Display Contours tool in order to apply the tool.

The tool may be useful, for example, if contour lines need to be distinguished into more than three types that are supported by the Display Contours Contour Options.

To modify the symbology of contours:

  1. Select the Modify Contour Symbology
Setting: Effect:
Surface Name of the effected surface model.
Interval Interval of contour lines that are modified.
Set contour level If on, the contour lines are moved to the given MicroStation Level.
Set contour symbology If on, the color, style, and weight of the contour lines are modified to the given Symbology. Uses the active color table of

MicroStation, and MicroStation line styles and weights.

Set label level If on, the contour labels are moved to the given MicroStation Level.
Set label symbology If on, the color, style, and weight of the contour labels are modified to the given Symbology. Uses the active color table of MicroStation, and MicroStation line styles and weights.

This opens the Modify Contour Symbology dialog:

  1. Define settings and click OK
Modify Existing Contour Symbology

Modify Existing Contour Symbology

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