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What is the difference between the Workspace "System" and "Standards" directory?
They have a similar structure of the subdirectories, however, the "Standards" directory are blank during a new installation.Why?
In the Workspace directory, users create and manage standards and projects in a network environment.User data files should be stored in the WorkSpace directory or on a network drive to share project data, develop, manage, and enforce drawing standards, and set the product's appearance on the desktop.
The WorkSpace-directory contains the following:
Users can create projects using the default naming convention. If the configuration variable _USTN_WORKSPACEROOT are set, the files can be installed at any location on the network before starting the project.For details, please read this wiki:
Networking Workspaces the easy way
The directory "..\WorkSpace\System" contains the Bentley Standards. Do not create user data in this directory.
This directory also has the following subdirectories / files:
The directory "..\WorkSpace\Standards" contains Company Standards (for shared projects)
Standard configuration file
The standards configuration file "standards.cfg" is used to store company-wide configurations and configurations that can be used for multiple projects.
They are usually set by the system or site manager. These configurations include: the search paths for cell libraries, Settings Manager files, DGN files, macros, seed files, material palettes, pattern maps, and bump maps; the directories for new cell libraries, new cell selector files, and new Settings Manager files; and the list of symbology resource files.
The standards configuration file is found in the directory defined by the _USTN_SITE configuration variable. The default location is in Bentley's "..\WorkSpace\Standards" directory
The directory "..\WorkSpace\Interfaces" has the following subdirectories:
Der Unterschied zwischen Workspace System und Standards Verzeichnissen