• Supporting Techniques - Making Configuration Files Legible in Notepad++

    Updated 12 September 2016 Notepad++ is one of the best text editors around and the one I always use for editing configuration files. However out of the box it understandably does not include the Bentley CFG file language so all text is the default black. I recommend setting the Notepad++ Setting menu > Preferences > Tab Settings > Tab Size to 8 for best presentation of tab spacing. To transform your configuration files int…
    • Tue, Jul 31 2018
  • Setting Up in the Real World – GeoReferencing, naming your transforms

    In MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 10 (and AECOsim Building Designer Update 4) we have introduced the ability to edit the description of an attached GCS. Previous articles in this series utilised individual transformed GCS's to locate individual buildings or facilities on a site, all of which had the same GCS description when listed in dialogs. That description can now be edited: to a more useful description, in…
    • Mon, Jul 16 2018