• Know your OpenPlant files and their locations

    OpenPlant uses schema files to defined content and behavior. These files reside in the “schemas” folders. These “schemas” folders are located in the system and workspace folders. For OPPID the behavior schemas are located C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\PowerPID (SELECTseries *)\PowerPID\schemas. The content schemas are located in the Workspace projects. OpenPlant Modelers and PowerPID share content…

    • Fri, Mar 16 2012
  • Task Navigation

    One of the many productive attributes of OpenPlant PowerPID and MicroStation in general is the Task Navigation toolbox. Task Navigation allows for logical grouping of tools and placeable components. For OPPID this grouping pertains to process component placement: Equipment, Pipelines, Valves, and Instruments…  The Task Navigation definitions for OPPID are located in the PIDProjectSymbols.dgnlib. After opening the…

    • Tue, Mar 13 2012