I often want to get some planar elements when I want to use them to create regions. It is one example from many.
A new command has been introduced with MicroStation Connect Edition. It is MicroStation, no need for other software.
Search the ribbon for:
SET ELEMENT ELEVATION
You may have found issue accessing the local help. It should be possible using File>Settings>User>Preferences: Help Settings but it doesn't work well and it does always open Online Help.
You could change MS_HELP_LOAD_USEBROWSER to 0, to force using local help.
You could also let everything as it is and add a button to the ribbon with following keyin:
%explorer "C:\Program Files\Bentley\OpenRail Designer CONNECT…