Now MicroStation and AutoCAD Users Can Easily Find Details, Cells, Blocks and More Across Multiple Files

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, USA — Axiom, the world’s largest independent provider of general-purpose MicroStation utilities and a leading provider of e-learning for MicroStation and Autodesk users, announces the release of Detail Finder, an application that allows someone to quickly find details, cells, blocks and more in any number of MicroStation and AutoCAD files.

By simply entering in a text string, Detail Finder immediately shows a list of all the MicroStation and AutoCAD files that contain the text string in objects such as details, cells, blocks, references and tags. When a file is selected from the list, Detail Finder shows a thumbnail of the file and a list of objects in the file which contain the text string.
Double-clicking any object in the list causes the file to open (in MicroStation or AutoCAD) and to zoom in on the exact element/object. If multiple instances of the text are found in the same file, Detail Finder cycles through each instance with just a click of a button.

How does Detail Finder operate so quickly, even when pointed at tens of thousands of design and drawing files? Like an Internet search engine, Detail Finder automatically indexes the contents of the selected group of CAD files, creates a database of information about the files that it has been pointed to and periodically updates the data in the database in order to catch changes that have been made in the drawings.

Detail Finder can search AutoCAD DWG and DXF files and MicroStation DGN files. Additionally, the user interface can be set to use either MicroStation or AutoCAD terminology, based on user preference.

To Learn MoreFor more information or to receive a free 45-day lease of Detail Finder, call Axiom at 727-442-7774 extension 3098 or e-mail or visit Axiom on the Web at

About AxiomAxiom is the world’s most experienced developer of time-saving MicroStation software solutions and provides affordable e-learning solutions for MicroStation, AutoCAD, GEOPAK, Revit and InRoads. Axiom focuses on making MicroStation and AutoCAD work easier by creating time-saving and productivity-boosting tools based on real-world problems users encounter. Based in Clearwater, Florida, Axiom has been developing software for over 25 years.

MicroStation is produced by Bentley Systems, Incorporated of Exton, Pennsylvania. AutoCAD is produced by Autodesk, Incorporated, of San Rafael, California. Detail Finder and Axiom are trademarks of Axiom. MicroStation is a registered trademark of Bentley Systems, Incorporated. AutoCAD is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Incorporated.

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