We are pleased to announce that ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 2 (10.02.00.20) is available on Software Downloads and for update through the CONNECTION Client.
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Important: If you are installing any ProStructures CONNECT Edition other than Update 2, use the "ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 1 Configuration Setup Guide" or the "ProStructures CONNECT Edition Configuration Setup Guide" to configure ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 1 or CONNECT Edition respectively.
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Previously, the use of Irregular Dispatch Reinforcement on Associative Intersections, on some occasions, yielded distorted bars which had to be manually corrected by reversing guidelines. The enhanced workflow now takes care of guideline direction, modeling correct geometry for bars, and restricts reversing guideline directions only to create crossed bars. It is no longer required to reverse bars because of bar crossing.
Additionally, bars with reversed guidelines are now marked to be visually distinguishable and can be toggled, when required to generate normal bars.
Previously (possible situation)
Marked Reversed Guidelines
Previously, lapped range bars were detailed as a whole run and had one delimiter. The newly added variable called DOLG can be found in display.sys file which controls the detailing behaviors of such bars.If detailing lapped range bars as the whole run with one delimiter is required DOLG = 0 has to be used. If each bar range requires a separate delimiter, set DOLG = 1
Ability to add Letter Appended Barmarks has now included in Options Tab in all reinforcement tools that have Vary Sets capabilities. Because of that, it is now possible to have bars in one Vary Set labeled as i.e. 11a, 11b, 11c and so on.
Item Types with Custom, User Properties can be added to Concrete and Reinforcement elements. Those properties can be then included in Rebar Labels using the following code structure:
This product version utilizes CONNECT Licensing, which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). CONNECT Licensing features new behavior to enhance your organization’s user administration and security with mandatory user sign-in via CONNECTION Client to access the application. If you are already signed in to the CONNECTION Client, you have met this prerequisite. If you have not, please refer to the Administrator's Resource Center and/or contact your administrator for assistance in the registration and sign-in process.
If you currently have ProStructures CONNECT Edition or ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 1 already installed on your computer, you can incrementally download and install ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 2 from the CONNECTION Client. ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 2 will replace any earlier versions of ProStructures CONNECT Editions and update it to ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 2. Sign in to the CONNECTION Client to view and apply your Application updates. If needed, please refer to the CONNECTION Client help for more information on installing the update.
If you would like the setup executable of ProStructures CONNECT Edition (Full) Update 2, please follow these steps to download it from Fulfillment Center: 1. Sign in to connect.bentley.com 2. Choose Software Downloads from "My Support" section. 3. Select the Brand ProStructures and then select the Generation of CONNECT Edition. 4. Download the latest release by clicking on the arrow to expand the selection and then on ProStructures CONNECT Edition Update 2 version (10.02.00.20)
Important installation requirements and notices are found in the Readme.
To access the list of frequently asked questions click ProStructures CONNECT Edition FAQ.