ProjectWise Explorer 3.1 refresh release

With the this release we are Building upon the initial releases and expanding the capabilities of ProjectWise Design Integration.

What’s New in the PW Explorer 3.1 refresh, version

This version now supports:

  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 11
  • MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10 and 11
  • Bentley View CONNECT Edition
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2018
  • AutoCAD 2019
  • Revit 2019
  • Level 1 PWDI integration was added for:
    • AutoCAD Electrical 2018, 2019
    • AutoCAD Plant 3D 2017, 2018, 2019

MicroStation and Powerplatform Integration Improvements

  • Performance improvements with file open times and managed workspace.
    • Most notable is that the times taken for Read-Only vs Writable File Open are now equivalent

Revit Integration Improvements

  • Direct association to ProjectWise projects - You can now directly associate a Revit advanced integration project to a ProjectWise cloud project, rather than associating via the Standard folder
  • Create links between versioned documents. You are no longer only able to link to the active version.
  • Updated PDF printer support: Bluebeam 2018.2, NovaPDF 9, Adobe PDF printer DC.

AutoCAD Integration Improvements

  • From integrated AutoCAD, you can now use the Publish dialog (batch plot) to publish multiple sheets to a location in ProjectWise.
  • Added basic integration for AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD Plant 3D.

PW Network Configuration Settings Enhancements

  • Test connection button to verify connectivity to the PW Server
  • Addition of a “Disable” button to Prevent the datasources of a particular server from appearing in the datasource list without removing the server from this dialog.
  • Renamed of the “insecure login” tab to “Security. The purpose of this tab is so that an organization can enforce SSL/TSL connections to other PWDI Servers.


939480 MicroStation takes long time to process large number of named boundaries
874129 Difference in configuration variable compilation from v8i to CE
935242 MicroStation crashes when previewing cells from managed configuration
917465 DMREFCHECK function failes when drawing contains a lot of referenced when combined length of image names is >~ 2048
972953 Microstation Connect Update 10 Integrated with PW Connect, Cannot find References on renamed datasources
928144 Users Cannot Open more than 1 Excel .xls in Integrated PW in Office 2013 and 2016
922939 URN not working in Email link
945961 Copy from address not working in HTML document (Outlook msg)
961534 Insufficient rights while document check-in