Introducing OpenPlant SELECTseries 6 - CONNECT Services Releases

It is my pleasure to announce that release of the OpenPlant V8i (SELECTseries 6) products listed below are now available live on the Bentley Software Fulfillment site. Under Brand, you can select OpenPlant to see the following released products.

This release contains new features and capabilities that increase productivity and interoperability along with fixes for reported issues.

  • OpenPlant Modeler V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

  • OpenPlant Support Engineering V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

  • OpenPlant Project Administrator V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

  • OpenPlant PID V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.43)

  • OpenPlant ModelServer V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.12.23)

  • OpenPlant ModelServer Administrator V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.12.23)

  • OpenPlant Isometrics Manager V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

  • OpenPlant Orthographics Manager V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

  • OpenPlant Reporting V8i SELECTseries 6 (08.11.11.87)

New enhancements include:

  • CONNECTED Users and CONNECTED Projects

    • Assign Projects to CONNECTED Projects and leverage Bentley Cloud Services

    • Enhanced feature tracking

    • RSS feed based on Bentley communities

    • Publishing i-models and printing PDF

OpenPlant Modeler V8i SELECTseries 6

  • Integrated Structural Modeling Components

  • Grid Lines Tool in OpenPlant Modeler

  • Spool Numbering

  • KKS Installer

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

OpenPlant Isometrics Manager V8i SELECTseries 6

  • Rolling offset dimensioning configuration

  • Improved isometric drawing layout with better dimension and label positioning.

  • Additional material can be shown in the bill of material

  • Olet orientation optionally described with text note.

  • RealDWG 2016 included for reading/writing AutoCAD 2016 files

  • Automatic splitting of isos into multiple sheets based on attribute or manually added iso breaks or maximum number of components per sheet.

  • Optional separate dimensions on Victaulic components

  • Optional hiding of (E,W,S,N) coordinates in isometric

  • Include descriptions of pipe/components in weld report.

  • Include component attributes in PCF output format.

  • Support for Bentley CONNECT services and CONNECT login.

  • Configuration options for sheet continuation format.

  • Various defects fixed

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

OpenPlant Support Engineering V8i SELECTseries 6

  • Catalog Loader (ability to load Excel / CSV files containing user content into the database through the Project Dashboard)

  • Component Builder (ability to create new components using existing templates through the Project Dashboard)

  • AutoPLANT DWG Support

  • Gridline output in support drawing

  • Enhanced raceway supports with intelligent placement of trapeze hangers on raceway routes

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

OpenPlant PID V8i SELECTseries 6

  • AutoPLANT PID conversion delivers three new workspace projects to support conversion and drafting afterward. These new projects should be used for all conversions

    • OPPID_Imperial_forAP

    • OPPID_Metric_forAP

    • OPPID_DIN_forAP. This project is for APPID DIN mode

  • Ability to convert dumb lines to instrument line(s)

  • Ability to search for a given class name in Component Manager

  • Ability to select all in run components for selected pipe run(s) using Advance Selection context menu.

  • Support for multi-line styles

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file

OpenPlant Orthographics Manager V8i SELECTseries 6

  • Power Product

    • OpenPlant Orthographics Manager V8i has been upgraded to have a MicroStation-based CAD engine. This will remove the dependency on OpenPlant Modeler or any other visualization tool.

  • Support for AutoPLANT i-model, Integrated Structural Modeling, and OpenPlant Support Engineering

    • With our continuous effort to support a wider range of products, with this SELECTSeries 6 release, we support OpenPlant schema based AutoPLANT i-models, Integrated Structural Modeling (ISM) components and with a little configuration support for OpenPlant Support Engineering.

  • Level Names

    • You can now change level names in Settings->Levels, and the application is no longer tied to the hard-coded names in previous releases.

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

OpenPlant Project Administrator V8i SELECTseries 6     

  • Schema Upgrade Utility:

    • Schema Upgrade feature lets you upgrade schemas for the given project; with just two clicks you can upgrade the schema and merge all your customizations/ configurations. You no longer need to go through the hassle of differencing project schemas and latest delivered schemas.

  • With CONNECT support, you can associate/ disassociate a project with CONNECT project. Associating a CONNECT project lets you access all Bentley Cloud Services available through user Project Portal.

  • Oracle Support

    • You can now create a ProjectWise Managed project in Oracle repository.

  • General bug fixes

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

 

OpenPlant ModelServer V8i SELECTseries 6

  • Support for SMC components

  • Enhanced feature tracking implemented

  • Various defects fixed

For more information, please refer to the ReadMe file.

For more information about the value of OpenPlant and the products in the OpenPlant V8i suite, go to:

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/promo/openplant/

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/Bentley+OpenPlant+Modeler/Index

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/Bentley+OpenPlant+ModelServer/Index

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/Bentley+OpenPlant+Isometrics+Manager/Index

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/OpenPlant+Orthographics+Manager/Index.htm

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/OpenPlant+PowerPID/

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/Bentley+OpenPlant+PDx+Manager/Index.htm

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Products/OpenPlant+Support+Engineering/index

Also, for access to experts on OpenPlant both from Bentley and other companies, join us on the Be Communities at:

http://communities.bentley.com/products/plant/design___engineering/default.aspx

Thank you,

Rob Harper