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"
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…