Release Date: 30th May 2019
Full Version Number: 10.00.00.14
New Features in Microstran CONNECT Edition
In addition to minor error corrections and enhancements, Microstran CONNECT Edition introduces the new features discussed below.
Microstran now uses Benltey's Subscription Entitlement Service, Bentley's new process for product activation and usage tracking, improving our licensing capabilities with features such as:
This product version utilizes Subscription Entitlement Service, which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). SES is a free service, featuring 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.
In previous versions (prior to Micostran CONNECT Edition) the below design codes and features required additional purchase. With Microstran CONNECT Edition these codes and features are now freely available to all tiers of Microstran.
Microstran now have direct export capability to STAAD.Pro allowing users to leverage many more advanced features in STAAD.Pro.
Bring your microstran design into another application or even to site, using ISM and iModel Publishing.
Microstran now have the ability to allow users to modify any aspect of the model in a tabular manner via import/export to Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet.
In previous versions of Microstran, results were only accesible on screen or text files. Now, Microstran can have all results exported to one Microfot Excel Spreadsheet, each sheet withing the Spreadsheet holds 1 table of the results.
In previous versions of Microstran, queried results (Member Forces, Member Deflections Enveloped results) were only viewable on screen, it was not possible to copy these results for further processing. With Microstran CE, users can now select members on screen and have these results displayed in tables for viewing sorting, and copy to Excel.
Analysis Results grouped by section can now be quickly viewed in Section Summary Viewer on screen and also Exported to Excel.
An optional load factor box in Linear Copy is included in Microstran CE, this applies a load factor to all the loads being copied. This helps users that create 3D portal frame models from a 2D frame, where loads are progressively reduced (or increased) from one frame to the next (manual application of wind loads).
Microsoft Windows 10 removed support for Winhlp32, in previous operation system (Windows XP and Vista) in-context help was available by clicking the question mark icon in the top right of most dialog box.
We have re-introduce this back into Microstran CONNECT Edition by displaying these messages in a message box format.