• Mon, Sep 18 2017

    CONNECT Edition - Configuration Tips : Reference file variables

    The following tips are valid for V8i applications, the variables mentioned have not changed in CONNECT Edition. From MicroStation help: When MicroStation opens a DGN file, it searches for DGN files that contain attached references as follows: If the file specification contains a custom configuration variable, it searches that directory, using the relative path, if any. It searches a list of directories which consists...
    • Thu, Sep 14 2017

    What is Power Platform?

    You may come across references to this term in our discussions and documentation. Power Platform is the MicroStation core application that underlies the CONNECT Edition products that are based on MicroStation. In the V8i world we delivered many discipline specific applications that relied upon being installed over specific versions of MicroStation, these have gradually migrated to integrated applications. For instance...
    • Mon, Sep 11 2017

    CONNECT Edition - Custom Configuration - Part 5 : Separating Project Data from Standards

    An out of the box installation of a CONNECT Edition application is largely centered on folders in Windows' default ProgramData folder. This has to be done so the application can be successfully installed in a fully functioning state. However, live operational data is in practice almost always located on network shares for security and sharing. The location of shared network resources in the Custom Configuration is discussed...
    • Fri, Sep 8 2017

    CONNECT Edition - Custom Configuration - Part 4 : Standards CFG File Contents

    As discussed in Part 3 , Standards can be applied at all configuration levels. As delivered Standards content is configured: At the Organization level by: C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation CONNECT Edition\Configuration\Organization\standards.cfg At the WorkSpace level by: C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation CONNECT Edition\Configuration\WorkSpaces\<WorkSpaceName>.cfg At the WorkSet level, e.g.: C:\ProgramData\Bentley...