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MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK Update 7

MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK Update 7 Release Notes

November 20, 2017

The MicroStation SDK team is pleased to announce the release of the MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK Update 7 (U7). The most recent release provides a number of requested enhancements.

New Features

 To see the latest changes related to this SDK release, please take a few moments to review the following items:

  1. Help Topics (..\MicroStationCONNECTSDK\Documentation\Index.html)
    • Installation > Installation Requirements (review any software environment impacts)
    • What's New > "New and Changed in MicroStation CONNECT Edition [ChooseSDKUpdateVersion] SDK"
      • Select: "C/C++ API" (or search - to find reference for Deprecated functions)
  2. Updated Documentation
    • Incremental updates to help files
    • Help files
  3. Updated Code samples
    • ..\examples\Elements\DependencyDemo (added: ReadMe.txt)
    • ..\examples\Elements\exampleSolids (exampleBlendEdge.cpp. "Example Blend" tool, "Example Chamfer" tool)
    • ..\examples\Elements\exampleSolids (exampleSolidHook.cpp. "ChamferMode" hook)
    • ..\examples\Elements\ManagedToolsExample\TestModifyEdgeTool.cs. "TestModifyEdgeTool" tool
    • ..\examples\Elements\ManagedToolsExample\TestModifyEdgeToolForm.cs "TestModifyEdgeToolForm" form
  4. New Code samples
    • None
  5. New Includes
    • ..\include\SmartFeature\AssociativeElementAPI.h
    • ..\include\TerrainModel\Core\DTM.h
    • ..\include\TerrainModel\TerrainModel.h
    • ..\mki\OpenRoadsDesignerSDKPolicy.mki
  6. New Library files
    • Bentley.iModelHubHelper.Native.lib

Related Downloads

Known Issues, Bug Fixes, Breaking Changes

  • This release of MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK download version is:, the SDK install version provided is newer: 


  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK native (C/C++) and managed code (.NET add ins) development requires:

Release Notes

  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK releases generally are available within 2 weeks of a respective closely paired MicroStation product release
  • To ensure maximum application compatibility and stability of your applications:
    • Make sure to use the latest MicroStation CONNECT Edition SDK and a (closely) matching MicroStation product version
    • It is highly recommended to recompiling existing applications for each new MicroStation product and SDK update release
    • If Breaking Changes are provided, MDL applications will require recompilation 

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