Release Announcement – AutoPLANT V8i (SELECTseries 8) "Refresh 3" release

On behalf of AutoPLANT team, it is my pleasure to announce the “Refresh 3” release of AutoPLANT V8i (SELECTseries 8). This update is a single installer that is available as “AutoPLANT Modeler V8i x64 (version 08.11.14.124)” and can be downloaded from Bentley Software Fulfillment site.

This release supports OpenPlant Isometrics CONNECT Edition (version 10.00.00.119) as well as OpenPlant Isometrics Manager v8i (SELECTseries 6) (version 08.11.11.285) or later.

The following list outlines key new features and enhancements in the V8i (SELECTseries 8) Refresh 3 release of AutoPLANT Modeler:

General Enhancements

  • Support of AutoCAD 2017 and/or AutoCAD 2016 Support
  • SQL Server 2016 Support
  • Oracle 12c Support
  • CONNECT Advisor Integration
  • Citrix Support
  • Silent Installation suppressing all dialogs
  • Availability of AutoPLANT Object Enabler for MicroStation CONNECT

AutoPLANT Modeler Enhancements

  • Ability to reset specifications in Advanced Routing
  • Ability to specify using same specification and joint for all Pipes during Split Pipe process
  • Updated Support Browser functionality to .NET for better performance
  • Ability to use SPOOL in the AutoPLANT selections
  • Performance improvement in Update Work Area feature
  • Ability to generate Project Isometrics
  • Ability to set the Connections Criteria and Naming Rules to generate isometrics
  • Automatically register Isometrics to AutoPLANT project when posted to ProjectWise

For more information on installation, features, pre-requisites, list of fixes and other details, please refer to ReadMe file for AutoPLANT Modeler V8i SELECTseries 8 Refresh 3 release.

Thank you to everyone who was involved in helping to get this release completed.

Best Regards,

Abbas Ali Zaidi
Senior Product Manager