Just tried adding a Bing Map to a site plan following this blog https://communities.bentley.com/products/microstation/b/microstation_blog/posts/like-v8i-you-ll-love-connect---make-using-bing-maps-a-snap-by-using-microstation-connect-edition
The aerial view drops in OK but the quality is rubbish. How do I get a better/sharper display of the map. @Shawn McGaffick
Bentley's OpenFlows (water) products have Bing Maps capabilities as well, and I believe dev.virtualearth.net needs to be opened up in your firewall.
Jesse DringoliTechnical Support Manager, OpenFlows ProductsBentley Communities Site AdministratorBentley Systems, Inc.
Jesse Dringoli said:(does the image look sharper if you look at the same location and zoom level in Bing Maps in a web browser?
Shawn McGaffick said:
Hope that makes sense and I understood your question and comment.
It does thank you, and I understand about the background bit and that we are at the mercy of Microsoft for the resolution. Shame really as this could be a really useful tool!
Ill try to help as well.
Can you one let me know what GCS is being used, really just want to verify one is defined. I am sure you have one but that GCS is the main requirement to make Bing Maps work.
And can you then let me know the Update you are in U10, 9 etc.
And take a look at opening a design file, is it a 2D or 3D file? And once in the file, if you go to View Attributes do you have anything that states Background Map ?
Sorry for the possibly dumb questions. I want to start here rule all the easy stuff out.
So there might be an issue with firewall but just wondering if we simply have some issue with Bing Maps in Raster Manager versus Bing Maps via View Attributes.
Shawn McGaffick said:Can you one let me know what GCS is being used
I am in Update 11 (10.11.00.36). The file is a 2D file. In view attributes, I have "Street Map" turned on:
and see nothing. I have also tried to attach a map via Raster Manager, and I get: