What is eB Visual Navigator
Visual navigator in eB web provides simple and unified way to view the design data, related items information and its metadata of an object.
While installing eB, make sure that you are installing the correct plugins, when creating your own web site.
What does the eB Visual Navigator plugin do?
The Visual Navigator plugin allows you to view and navigate manage the asset-information in eB. A web-based user configurable 2D/3D visual interface with eB based on the DGN Navigator Control and eB.
Supported browsers: Internet Explorer 8 and 9.
The Visual Navigator functionality is selected when creating the new website.
Make sure Visual Navigator Plugin is installed.
How to use it
After installing Visual Navigator plug-in you should see new action “Display in Visual navigator” under Media options.
In the task pane
After launching Visual Navigator uses the Bentley DGN Navigator Control and it will be prompted to download the Bentley DGN Navigator Control the first time you select Display in Visual Navigator for a document or tag. Locate the i-model you want to open by searching document or tag and select the option "display in visual navigator" and select the i-model to view. As it would take few minute for file to load and view the files.
It will display the layout Tree view and Information page shown below :
Tree View will show the list of tags into the i-model
Item Information pane displays the i-model with its related properties and the meta-data.
In the middle pane at top header contains basic navigation controls.
Select an item in the model.
View a different part of the design without changing the view magnification.
Navigate the camera by walking in the
Navigate the camera by flying in the active
Rotate the view
Increase / decrease the magnification of a
Window an area in a view.
Display all displayable elements in the
active design and attached references in a
For more detailed instructions how to use visual navigator functionalities read "eB Web User Guide".