OpenPlant CONNECT Edition Update 11.1 Release Announcement

On behalf of the OpenPlant team, it is my pleasure to announce the release of the OpenPlant CONNECT Edition Update 11.1 products listed below. These products are now available live on the Bentley Software Downloads site. Under Brand, you can select OpenPlant to see the following released products:

  • OpenPlant Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.161)
  • OpenPlant PID CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.128)
  • OpenPlant Isometrics Manager CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.136)
  • OpenPlant Support Engineering CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.123)
  • OpenPlant Orthographics Manager CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.129)
  • OpenPlant Project Administrator CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.136)
  • Bentley Raceway and Cable Management CONNECT Edition Update 11 (10.11.01.144)

OpenPlant CONNECT Update 11.1 release continues to advance digital workflows and offers incremental updates, stability and performance improvements particularly in OpenPlant’s integrated workflows with PlantSight leveraging latest iTwin technology features.   

OpenPlant CONNECT Edition Update 11.1 highlights:

All OpenPlant 11.1 release products are enhanced with:

Some key application specific developments include:

OpenPlant Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 11.1:

  • Streamlined HVAC discipline workflows
    • Improved HVAC autofitting workflows to place elbows, transitions, and branches from specifications. In cases where a component is not coming from specifications, the spec field is now left empty for generic HVAC components.
    • Match Options adheres to the rules defined in MatchOptions.xml for both out-of-the-box (OOTB) and custom properties for HVAC components.
    • Modify Component operation now updates the spec property to differentiate whether the component is sourced from specifications or not.
    • Improved performance for HVAC Manager launch time.
    • Minor schema and code fixes related to HVAC.
  • PlantSight Integration Workflow Updates:
    • Duplicate tag checking is now performed in bulk operations rather than one tag at a time in PlantSight workflow

For further details please review the ReadMe file and list of resolved items.

OpenPlant PID CONNECT Edition Update 11.1:

  • Enhanced Drafting and PlantSight Synchronization Performance enables faster design times. Some of the key improvements include: 
    • Synchronization and duplicate tag checking is now performed in bulk operations rather than one tag at a time. 
    • Only modified properties are now refreshed in the document when changes are made in the Model Validation dialog. 
    • Selecting Plant Breakdown Structure property values from picklists in the Tagging dialog is now faster. 

For further details please review the ReadMe file and list of resolved items.

Bentley Raceway and Cable Management CONNECT Edition Update 11.1:

  • Important Raceway Design Tool fixes were made to make resizing raceway systems more reliable and improve the Raceway Router's placement of bends. 
  • PlantSight / iTwin Integration Performance was improved substantially to perform well with large scale projects.

For further details please review the ReadMe file and list of resolved items.

OpenPlant Isometrics Manager CONNECT Edition Update 11.1:

  • ProjectWise to OPIM Integration improvements

For further details please review the ReadMe file and list of resolved items.

We appreciate you taking time to share your input and ideas to help improve OpenPlant. Please share your ideas at OpenPlant Ideas Portal or vote on already submitted ideas.

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

Thanks,

Abbas Ali Zaidi