Yes. A MS Access 2010 plug in is required in order to install AutoPLANT V8i SS3 64bit. Without it, you will get ODBC errors during installation of the product. You can download this from the following link:
If you are running MS Office 2007 32 bit, you will have to uninstall it first in order to install the MS Access 2010 plug in. Then you may reinstall Office 2007 and AutoPLANT V8i SS3.
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.
On 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.
For AutoPLANT V8i SelectSeries 3, Windows XP and WIndows 7 32 bit are supported. Only the Windows 7 platform is supported in 64 bit.
AutoCAD® 2009 (32 bit only) AutoCAD® 2010 (64 bit and 32 bit) AutoCAD® 2011 (64 bit and 32 bit)
Note: AutoCAD 2007; 2008 and 2012 are not supported for this version of AutoPLANT. A future release will support 2012. Other flavors of AutoCAD are not supported for this version (example: MEP; Mechnical, etc)
Microsoft® Access 2007* Microsoft® Access 2010* Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Express Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (plus SP1 for ProjectWise integration)Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 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 (v18.104.22.168) ORACLE® 11g Release 1 (v22.214.171.124)
ORACLE® 11g Release 1 (v126.96.36.199)
*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.
Drawing Flattener is now a separate install. Since it is a free tool, you can find it on the Downloads page under "Free Updates".
Bentley® ProjectWise V8i
Bentley® ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 1)
Bentley® ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 2)
Bentley® ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 3)
ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 1) & (SELECTseries 2) only support AutoCAD up to AutoCAD 2010.
ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 3) is required to operate projects with AutoCAD 64-bit. A patch may be required from Bentley Technical Support for integration of AutoCAD 64 bit.
Restart your Windows Operating System before attempting a reinstall or repair of AutoPLANT V8i. Restarting will free up locked Bentley Shared files.
The release announcement (found here) has a link so that users can download them. Also, you may get to them by clicking on the product name, which will display a new web page with a description of the product and a link to the Read me. Below is a list of each product with a link to their corresponding read me pages.
Product TechNotes and FAQs
Plant TechNotes And FAQs
Bentley Technical Support KnowledgeBase
Bentley LEARN Server
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