• RE: Hot Points

    Hello Grover89,

    This is controlled in the Element Selection dialog. Look at the images below. The Handles button (Disable Handles) button has two settings.

    When it has a highlighted background as shown below, the handles are disabled.

    When it does not…

  • RE: schemas in OPPID SS5

    Hi Jeremy,

    You can also refer below link:


  • RE: schemas in OPPID SS5


    In the Class Editor menu select Tools > Options. Click the Add... button and add the following two paths.

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\PowerPID (SELECTseries 5)\PowerPID\schemas

    C:\ProgramData\Bentley\PowerPID (SELECTseries 5)\WorkSpace\OPPowerPID…

  • RE: schemas in OPPID SS5

    Hello Jeremy,

    I understand your concern and maybe I can help clarify things for you.

    First let's clarify the naming/numbering of schemas.

    The main name of the schema is the first part of the file name - OpenPlant_PID, OpenPlant_PID_Supplemental_I…

  • RE: schemas in OPPID SS5

    Hi Jeremy,

    There are three types of schemas in OPPID which are located in different places.

    1. Application Schemas: These schemas are located in the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\PowerPID (SELECTseries 5)\PowerPID\schemas.

    2. Workspace Schemas…

  • Control Valves Actuator Orientation in Open Plant PowerPID


    I have attached the image below where i have showed three images as : Image 1, Image 2 & Image 3,

    As you can see The Images, Can you please suggest me what i should do in class editor, so that while placing control Valve Actuators it should…

  • RE: New at using the instrument loop tool

    Amber Vick,

    I have looked into the issue with the properties not cascading from the Instrument Loop component to the component instruments.

    I have logged a Service Ticket to get this resolved by our development team.

    In the interim, I have created a fix…

  • New at using the instrument loop tool

    Today is the first day I delved into using an instrument loop in OPPPID. I used this page as guidance:

    OPPID: How to create an instrument loop through OPPID

    however, I couldn't my loop to flow so easily. I had to manual change the numbers on each instrument…

  • RE: Find and edit a cell in the cell library

    Yes, this is exactly what we needed! We actually were in touch with the maker of the video, Brandon. He's a great guy, been very helpful through our transition. Thanks for the link, and good luck with your transition to Bentley :)
  • Find and edit a cell in the cell library

    My company is using OpenPlant PowrPID, and we are trying to set things up to match our company standards. We need to make a few basic modifications to a few cells, such as the flow arrow size for minor and major pipe lines. How do we locate the actual…