On starting AECOsim Building Designer, the user and project can be selected, but errors occurs when trying to open a DGN file.
Note: This can occur in Bentley Building Mechanical Systems (BBMS) 08.11.07.55enand AECOsim Building Designer 08.11.09.751de
If you examine the project folder, the files will appear to be extant. Pushing OK on each of the messages appears to load the project, though there will be limited functionality.
If you attempt to place duct sections at this point, the following message appears in the Message Center.
This error is usually caused by VBA interface errors due to AECOsim Building Designer being installed alongside MS Office 2010. The resolution is to manually register the MSCOMCTL.OCX file.
Note: You will need to be logged into your computer with administrator rights and UAC will need to turned to its lowest level
For 32bit versions of Windows, the instruction to register the component is:
For 64bit versions of Windows, the instruction to register the component is:
Push and hold the Windows key and tap R to bring up the RUN dialog. Type in the appropriate command (or cut and paste from above) and push enter.
This should register the MSCOMCTL.OCX component into your system:
If the above methods don't resolve the issue, our users have had some success with the following methods: