• 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…

    • Fri, Aug 14 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…

    • Fri, Aug 7 2015