OpenPlant PowerPID V8i SS5 Refresh Release


Please see the following announcement with regards to our refresh release from Q1 of this year on OpenPlant PowerPID.  Let me know if you have any questions on this release and our upcoming refresh coming this quarter.


It is my great pleasure to announce that OpenPlant PowerPID V8i (SELECTseries 5) has released a refresh that is now available live on Bentley SELECT under the Plant Design & Engineering Product Line in the 'Select Released Products' download category.

    • Bentley OpenPlant PowerPID V8i (SELECTseries 5)

This refresh release is the culmination of multiple priority builds and ongoing development work on the product.

Product enhancements include:

  • Performance improvements on manipulation and data synchronization

  • Better messaging on Synchronization errors

  • Fixes for issues with Accudraw and OpenPlant PowerPID

  • Fixes for issues with page connectors and associated items

  • Fixes for issues with the KKS Workspace

  • Schema alignment with OpenPlant Modeler.

For more information about the products and their new and/or enhanced functionalities, please see the product ReadMe files that can be viewed through SELECT downloads and are also installed with the applications. 

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Thank you,

Rob Harper - Director of Product Management

Plant Design & Engineering

  • Hi Rob, Have any of the schemas been updated in this release? looking at the list of changes I would guess yes?

    Also, it would be really useful if Schema version information was published in the readme. So we can make a judgement on testing and deployment requirements.