The Home page of Scenario Services provides an overview about the site, details of Featured applications and a link for the Solution Dashboard page.
Note that for Technology Preview only a limited set of Bentley users have access to the Scenario Services site. If an unauthorized user lands on this page and clicks on the Solution Dashboard button, a message will be shown on the Dashboard Recent tab saying;
"Sorry, you are not authorized to use this service. To request access, please contact email@example.com and ask your request to be forwarded to Bentley Scenario Services team."
The Overview section shows various information about Scenario Services in general and describes specific solution types. The topics in the right side of the Overview section have a rotating selector that changes selection every 15 seconds. As the selection changes, corresponding description shows up on the main panel. If the user clicks on one of the topics, the rotation stops allowing the user to read the topic description.
What’s New section shows the latest feature that has been added to Scenario Services in chronologically reverse order.
Clicking on More button on Featured Applications panel shall open up a window describing specific use of Scenario Services for these disciplines.
Clicking on the Close (X) icon at the top right of the detail panel closes the panel.
The top header bar, called CONNECT header is common to all CONNECT service sites. The functionalities of these icons are described below.
CONNECT icon: Takes the user to Bentley Cloud Services Personal Connect Portal
User’s Organization: User’s organization name is displayed here
Project dropdown: Shows current CONNECT project. The dropdown gives access to other CONNECTed projects under the same organization.
CONNECT Service: Shows currently selected CONNECT service (Scenario Services). The dropdown allows user to switch to other CONNECT services.
Notification icon: User can view messages and notifications by clicking the notification icon. The no of new messages and notifications (unseen by the user) appears beside the icon. This functionality is not implemented as of Dec 2015.
User profile Icon: Shows current user’s email and gives access to CONNECT user profile. This icon also gives option to Sign out of Scenario Services and CONNECT.
Help icon: Displays context sensitive help for the page.
Scenario Service User Settings
When a user clicks on the User Settings icon, the User Settings for Scenario Services appears with the following information;
Engineering Convention: Default Engineering convention to be used while creating a Solution.
Scenario Services Role: Role of the User in Scenario Services. This is reserved for later use when Administrative user will be able to perform certain functions which will not be available for regular users.
User can click on the Edit Settings icon to change the Engineering Convention between US-Imerial and Metric.
After saving the profile user must click Home to return to Scenario Services Home page.