Object Enabler: How do I view an AutoPLANT Plant Design Workgroup model when AutoPLANT is not installed?
The Object Enabler Utility allows you to view AutoPLANT models directly from AutoCAD, without requiring any Bentley Plant applications on the machine. Download the Object Enabler from SELECTservices Onlinehttp://selectservices.bentley.com/en-US/Support/Downloads+And+Updates/Downloads-MySELECT+CD/ Download Category = Free UpdatesInterest/Discipline = Plant.
One the download page, along with Product name and Version, there is a column that lists the Windows Operating System Versions that are supported. If it does not specifically state 64 bit, then 64 bit is not supported.
AutoCAD® 2007 AutoCAD® 2008 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® 2009 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® Architecture 2009 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® MEP 2009 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® 2010 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® Architecture 2010 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® MEP 2010 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® 2011 (32 bit only) Note: Only 32 Bit versions of AutoCAD are currently supported. Please also note that the latest service packs from Autodesk should be used for all Autodesk products listed above.
Microsoft® Access 2003* Microsoft® Access 2007* Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Express Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Express Edition with Advanced Services Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (plus SP1 for ProjectWise integration) ORACLE® 10g Release 2 (v10.2.0.3) ORACLE® 10g Release 2 (v10.2.0.4) ORACLE® 11g Release 1 (v184.108.40.206) ORACLE® 11g Release 1 (v220.127.116.11)
*Note: The AutoPLANT Plant Design Workgroup applications are only supported on a Microsoft Access database in a single user, non-networked environment. For a multi-user, server based project environment, SQL Server or ORACLE® must be deployed.
The problem can be corrected by changing the config.ini file for the project in question. The config.ini file can be found here for each project:
The path to the menu files that are loaded with Piping are found in this file. Search in this file for the menu path and make sure it is correct. once done save and close the file.
This can also be done using Project Administrator under the Piping, Equipment, and/or Iso Sections for your project depending on the application that experiences the problem.
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Subject: Want to know how sql server database can be more helpful than MS-access in Bentley application for Piping?
My question is related to the piping and equipment in Bentley application.
In our company , we are using MS-Access database for having the piping information of various process drawing.
We are thinking about to use sql server database , but before that we want following information so that we can take proper decision for database.
1> Want to know how sql server can be more helpful than MS-access in Bentley application for Piping?
2> How many user can update the same database in same table at a time if we use sql server database?
3> What is the exact limitation of "project size" for MS-access,sql server and oracle? , means want to know exact size of project, so that according to our project size , we can go / think for Sql server or other database.
4> Is it possible , If we install Sql server,only on server(workstation) and client on user PC,then accessing from client user's PC only...?
5> Can we create/set different user's login access as per their permission level in Sql server, If yes,then let me know how, step by step?
6> I am creating crystal report for various reports , then How the "i-model Driver for Crystal Reports" can be more helpful? , if yes then please let me know how to use it step by step.