• Site Standards - Spelling

    Spelling is a short section.

    MicroStation's core dictionaries are located by MS_SPELLINGDICTIONARYPATH, in C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)\WorkSpace\system\data\, this should not be changed.

    MS_SPELLINGUSERDICTIONARY can be used to specify a location and name for the user's individual spelling dictionary, e.g.:


    The spelling dictionary…

    • Mon, Oct 13 2014
  • IFC 4 – What’s Going On?

    [Updated March 2016]

    Formerly known as IFC2x4, buildingSMART published the long awaited IFC 4 specification in April 2013. This is the basis for the specification of subsequent Model View Definitions which are the subsets of the IFC schema for specific exchange requirements or data exchanges actually used in mainstream software applications.

    There are currently two IFC 4 Model View Definitions, the successors to the…

    • Fri, Oct 10 2014
  • 101 - DGNLIB (Design File Libraries)

    A DGNLIB is a DGN file used for the storage and distribution of shared resources. Its internal structure is identical, only the file extension is different. Files with the .dgnlib extension are treated differently within Bentley applications. For instance, since MicroStation XM Compress Design does not affect DGNLIBs.

    DGNLIBs first appeared in the original MicroStation V8 release and were only used for storing levels…

    • Thu, Oct 9 2014