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    • Thu, Oct 30 2014

    Leveraging GIS Data - LEARN Course featured in Road and Site Design Community

    MicroStation Community members interested in learning more about the Featured LEARN Course: Leveraging GIS Data in a MicroStation and OpenRoads Environment can visit the Road and Site Design Community.
    • Thu, Oct 30 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Printing the Plan Set Using Print Organizer

    Single sheet printing is far from productive on a medium or large job. Take “Printing the Plan Set Using Print Organizer” to: Improve the speed and quality of your deliverables – both hardcopy and electronic Save time and resources by creating work packages consisting of easy to manage sets of drawings Organize and manage plot sets and settings to enforce project standards Save money by generating high...
    • Thu, Oct 30 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Easy Ways to Customize MicroStation

    Learning how to customize MicroStation is a great way to manage your time and productivity. In the new “Easy Ways to Customize MicroStation” course from Bentley, you will learn how to keep your favorite tools close at hand and share work and knowledge across team members using similar tools for shared workflows. Most importantly, customizing your user experience will make MicroStation easier to use. To see...
    • Wed, Oct 29 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Civil AccuDraw, MicroStation AccuDraw or Both?

    Produce accurate, precision drawings faster than ever before! Leverage your existing knowledge of MicroStation AccuDraw and learn when to incorporate Civil AccuDraw – a civil-specific precision drafting tool that anticipates the user’s intent and streamlines the drafting process by supporting civil-specific drafting conventions. Take “Civil AccuDraw, MicroStation AccuDraw, or Both?” to fully realize...
    • Wed, Oct 29 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Productivity Enhancements

    “Productivity Enhancements” flourish in this MicroStation course that teaches new drawing production innovations to speed design tasks and simplify workflows. Learn to create 2D and 3D designs with ease working with the extensive collection of new and enhanced production drafting tools such as Copy Parallel, Move to Contact, and Trim to Element. To view this course and others in the same Learning Path, click...
    • Thu, Oct 23 2014

    "Sneak Peek" at Featured LEARN Course "Locate Geometry in the Correct Place on Earth"

    (Please visit the site to view this video) "Locate Geometry in the Correct Place on Earth" is for anyone who uses a variety of geographic coordinate systems or works with data from multiple sources & file formats. This course will help you resolve the challenges of diverse content integration, making your project data more valuable, and removing doubt in the accuracy of the data. In “Locate Geometry...
    • Wed, Oct 22 2014

    More Featured LEARN Courses for MicroStation in Visualization and 3D Imaging and Point Cloud Communities

    Users of MicroStation's specialized tools and software may be interested in these focused courses: Featured LEARN Course: Civil Visualization in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) – English Featured LEARN Course: Working with Raster Data and Image Processing
    • Tue, Oct 21 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Traffic Animation V8i (SELECTseries 3) – English

    Do you find the creation of traffic animations both time and labor intensive? Want to learn time-saving tips? If so, Bentley’s “Traffic Animation V8i (SELECTseries 3)” course is for you. Learn a streamlined workflow for producing high quality, compelling traffic animations quickly and easily! Is your roadway already modeled? Discover the simple next step to animate vehicles moving along the roadway...
    • Tue, Oct 21 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Using Terrain in MicroStation

    Training with Bentley’s “Using Terrain in MicroStation” course will show you how to enhance your MicroStation based project by leveraging other data types such as LandXML. Display high points or low points and label contours, all within MicroStation and never duplicate project data by displaying the surface thematically or as contours or triangles. To take this course or explore other learning opportunities...
    • Tue, Oct 21 2014

    Featured LEARN Course: Producing Project Deliverables - Creating the Plan Set

    Are you a MicroStation user interested in enhancing your Civil Project skill set? If so, then take a look at one of Bentley’s newest courses, “Producing Project Deliverables - Creating the Plan Set” . In this course you will learn how to: Improve and streamline the process of creating your project plan set — from design composition to the sheet composition stage Enrich your design workflow...
    • Wed, Sep 24 2014

    Check Out This Sneak Peek of Bentley's Popular MicroStation Course!

    We’re excited to announce a new 3-minute preview that offers a brief and informative look at our popular MicroStation course, Create 2D Plans from 3D Geometry Civil Workflow. Built from the ground up with the civil designer in mind, this course introduces productivity-enhancing workflows that will help you quickly advance your 2D and 3D skills. You will learn how to: Construct a hammerhead pier...
    • Mon, Jul 21 2014

    MicroStation classes on weekends and evenings. Are you interested?

    Hello, My name is Tom Dywanski from Bentley Systems and I teach MicroStation classes - all levels, all versions. I'm very good at what I do. I have used MicroStation since 1989 as a civil designer and CAD Manager. I've joined Bentley Systems in the year 2001. I love answering questions during my classes. Here is my "rant" about questions - sorry about poor audio, I'm planning to re-record my "selfie"...
    • Wed, Jun 18 2014

    Look Who We Met at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Phoenix, Arizona

    This week in Arizona, we had a chance to meet users from around the globe and talk about the projects they’re working on. Here are just a few of our new friends – notice the MicroStation social stickers they are proudly sporting! Plus, make sure to check out highlights from the event here .
    • Fri, Jun 6 2014

    (Update) MicroStation V8i and Windows 8.1 support

    Issue :Since the release of Windows 8.1 ( The first major release to Windows 8 ) users of MicroStation V8i have requested support on this platform. Background: The Windows 8.1 operating system was released after the last commercial MicroStation V8i release (08.11.09.459) available at that time and thus had not been tested and certified on this platform. Forward :Whilst the product readme and other supporting...
    • Thu, May 29 2014

    The Bentley LEARNing Conference in Dearborn, Michigan – That’s a Wrap!

    Thanks to all who attended the very first 2014 Bentley LEARNing Conference in Dearborn, Michigan! A special thanks to Michigan Department of Transportation, who co-hosted the event and provided outstanding support. At the exclusive two-day event, users were fully immersed in MicroStation training to get the most out of their Bentley software. Throughout the conference, users: Attended interactive lectures...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet John Melbert – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    John will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conferences in Dearborn, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona. His sessions include: Incorporate Project Explorer Into Everything You Do Sheet, Drawing, or Design: Deciding Which One to Use Civil AccuDraw, MicroStation AccuDraw, or Both Latest in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3)...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Remy Weill – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Remy will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Birmingham, UK. His sessions include: Basic Workspace Development Configurations, DGNLibs, and Workspaces: Putting It All Together Customize the Task-Based Interface in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) Customizing the Dynamic Views Workflow Why Geo-coordinate...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Karsten Pudziow – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Karsten will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation and AECOsim tracks at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Birmingham, UK. His sessions include: Clash Detection Why Add Bentley iWare Applications to Your Team’s Tools? Using Point Clouds in a Building Workflow Configuration Explorer Customizing Drawing Templates and Title Blocks Space...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Tine Lai Andersen – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Tine Lai will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Birmingham, UK. Her sessions include: Developing Standards with Element Templates Developing CAD Standards with MicroStation Customizing the User Interface Create 2D Plans Preparation from 3D Geometry Within a Building Workflow MicroStation, Bentley Descartes...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Jerry Flynn – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Jerry will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conferences in Dearborn, Michigan, Birmingham, UK, and Phoenix, Arizona. His sessions include: Civil Visualization in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) (Dearborn, Birmingham, Phoenix) Creating Traffic Animations (Dearborn, Birmingham, Phoenix) Civil Visualization in MicroStation (Dearborn, Birmingham...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Gerd Eisenacher – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Gerd will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Birmingham, UK. His sessions include: Why Upgrade My Project to MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3)? Using i-models Within a Building Workflow Advanced Workspace Development 3D Geometry Creation Tools MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) Interoperability Enhancements...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Ian Rosam – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Ian will be presenting several courses in the Transportation and MicroStation tracks at the Bentley LEARNing Conferences in Dearborn, Michigan, Birmingham, UK, and Phoenix, Arizona. His sessions include: Best Practice: Terrain (Dearborn, Birmingham, Phoenix) Best Practice: Geometry (Dearborn, Birmingham, Phoenix) What is the SELECTseries 3 Maintenance Release? (Dearborn, Phoenix) ...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Mieke Pol – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Mieke will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Birmingham, UK. Her sessions include: • Incorporate Project Explorer Into Everything You Do • Why Hypermodels? What Benefit Do You Get from the Civil Project Side? • The Latest in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) Within a Civil Project Workflow • Incorporate Project Explorer into Everything...
    • Tue, May 6 2014

    Meet Shawn McGaffick – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Shawn will be presenting several courses in the MicroStation track at the Bentley LEARNing Conferences in Dearborn, Michigan and in Phoenix, Arizona. His sessions at both conferences include: • MicroStation, Bentley Descartes, and Bentley Pointools • Create 2D Plans Preparation From 3D Geometry • Geo-coordination in a Civil Project • Why Geo-coordinate Your Project? See the complete Dearborn...
    • Mon, May 5 2014

    Meet Samir Haque – Bentley LEARNing Conference Trainer

    Samir Haque will be presenting several MicroStation courses at the Bentley LEARNing Conference in Dearborn, Michigan. His sessions include: Basic Workspace Development Advanced Workspace Development Developing Standards with Element Templates Developing CAD Standards with MicroStation Developing CAD Resources with the DGNLib Customizing the User Interface Basic Workspace Development See...