Have you come across situations where MicroStation doesn't seem to remember what area of the model you were working on last time or what active color you used last time, while it does save the elements you created or modified?
The fact is, there are different categories of changes and MicroStation treats them differently. This blog attempts to explain them.
There are three types of changes are Saved in MicroStation:
If you think of an artist working on a painting, the content on her canvas is the most precious. These are her Design file changes. The color and brush she is currently using in her palette are her Settings. These may not be important when she resumes her painting the next day. The position and orientation of her easel are her personal Preferences.
Let me explain Settings further. Generally Settings are divided into two groups:
File Specific Settings:
Model Specific Settings:
More Blogs are coming up so be there:
Thanks for your comments.
About the Save Settings list, its really hard to post the full list. I tried to cover most of the settings in above list.
I am posting a blog on USER PREFERENCES soon, so be there.
Also your idea to post them on WIKI is good. I will consider this option in future.
I appreciate your suggestion about adding separate tab for Model Specific Settings. It will be considered in future releases.