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PlantSpace will continue to receive minor enhancements and TR developement support.
OpenPlant is not a replacement for AutoPLANT, which will continue to be developed and enhanced based on the AutoCAD platform.
However, because of the open architecture used with OpenPlant, Bentley will provide new capabilities under the OpenPlant brand name that will be applicable to both OpenPlant and AutoPLANT users. For example, the OpenPlant PowerPID SS2 release (Nov 2009) is fully integrated with the AutoPLANT design environment through the Project database, allowing a user to create P&IDs using OpenPlant while creating 3D models using AutoPLANT PDW
OpenPlant can be implemented using SQL Server or Oracle. For specific versions review the ReadMe file for ProjectWise Integration Server.
No ObjectEnabler will be required to view the 3D models.
Initially OpenPlant will work with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 32-bit and 64 bit versions but will run in 32-bit mode. Once the Power Platform fully supports 64-bit OpenPlant will be able to run in that mode also.
Also this provides and opportunity to create piping isometrics from other plant design toolset via i-models.
All piping connections or joints can be configured to carry identification data. These joints can be configured, based on end preperations, to carry additional information such as weld types and unique numbering.
Yes, this is part of the scope of OpenPlant Modeler.
Yes, however the components will not dynamically update. Currently you must close and reopen Pipeline manager forthe component list for a pipeline to be refreshed.
Yes, since 08.11.09.404 version of OpenPlant Modeler you can copy components from a referenced dgn file, as well as from components referenced from an OpenPlant ModelServer repository. However, merge to the master option is not supported in the reference manager at the moment.
Yes, a Catalog Editor is included in OpenPlant Modeler SS5. See product documentation for more information onspecific functionality
You can add following configuration variable to your PCF file or through Workspace>Configuration dialog.
Yes! to check workpsace update, please Click here>>>
To check Schema changes, please Click here>>>
Click Here>>> to go to wiki page for upgrade process.
OpenPlant Modeler 08.11.09.440 & OpenPlant Modeler 08.11.09.564 & later
OpenPlant Project Administrator installation required to open those utilities. See image below for reference,
No, It does not require any additional license to use it.
Yes, Bentley connect is live. For more Bentley Cloud services portal and connect client issue and information, visit Bentley Cloud and web services communities. Link to refer - http://communities.bentley.com/communities/other_communities/sign-in_assistance_and_web_services/w/wiki/24305.bentley-cloud-services-overview
Please refer below wiki article for the same. http://communities.bentley.com/communities/other_communities/sign-in_assistance_and_web_services/w/wiki/23899.bentley-cloud-services-portal-and-connection-client-faq
User may also check other sub wiki's, on how to install/How to Sign-in/ Sign-out/Exit, using types of Portals etc.
OpenPlant Modeler v8i 08.11.11.238 (SS6) & OpenPlant Isometrics Manager v8i 08.11.11.277 (SS6)
Yes, OpenPlant Isometrics Manager license is required.
You can add following configuration variable to your project configuration file (pcf) file or through %Project Root%\Workspace\Projects
OPM_OPIM_ECXML_EXPORT_STYLE=CheckNote - User need to change the style here and reopen OpenPlant Modeler to get the changed style for iso generation
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