Displaying a road or aerial map as a background is a powerful way to visualize your hydraulic model and put things into context. Did you know that Bentley's Haestad products have a Bing Maps feature that enables you to quickly and easily connect to aerial and road maps and align them to a model with up to three control points? This powerful and easy to use feature is available starting with CONNECT Edition Update 1. Watch this short video to see how this feature is used.
Applicable Products: WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, CivilStorm CONNECT Edition Update 1 (10.01.00.XX).
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How to add background aerial and road map images to your model
Ad discussed on the forum, you will need the CONNECT Edition to see the Bing Maps feature.
Hello. I have WaterCAD V8i Select series 6. I do not have the Bing Maps option appearing on the drop down box. All the options I have are New File and New Folder. Can someone help me with this issue?
Hello Nguyen, this is a known issue (reference # 788487) which will be resolved in the next version (due to be released this month, May, 2018). For future questions or problems, please post on our Forum.
Bing Maps Bugs!!!
When you unchecked "Background Map - Bing" in Background Layers and then closed the file, now you open the file again and checked the "Background Map - Bing". The location in Bing Maps not exactly what you set.