• Fri, Aug 14 2015

    Configuration - Preview Bentley Configuration Files in Windows Explorer

    It is frustrating that configuration files ending in .cfg, .pcf and .ucf do not preview in Windows Explorer (File Explorer from Windows 8 onwards). There is a simple solution. Paste this text into a new text document: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cfg] @="MicroStation Configuration" "PerceivedType"="text" "Content Type"="text/plain" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pcf] @="MicroStation Project Configuration...
    • Fri, Aug 7 2015

    Site Standards - Site Resource Files and Data Files

    Updated from an earlier version: MicroStation's default data folder is located here: C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)\WorkSpace\System\data While it is possible to set the MS_DATA variable to use your W:\SS6\Standards\Data\ folder, this requires all of the files found in C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)\WorkSpace\System\data to be copied to the network (otherwise various...