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BIG News in Bentley's Spring Update BIG News in Bentley's Spring Update
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
In a press conference this week Bentley announced 2 new products, the acquisition of Keynetix, and shared vision on digital twins and 2018 findings.
New in MicroStation CONNECT- Configuration Assistant New in MicroStation CONNECT- Configuration Assistant
By Smrutirekha Mahapatra
Update 12 is out and includes Configuration Assistant that will help you create a CONNECT based Configuration from an existing V8i based WorkSpace.
Like V8i? You'll Love CONNECT! Like V8i? You'll Love CONNECT!
By Bentley Systems
MicroStation CONNECT Edition gives users cool features such as Item Types, Sheet Index, Parametric Modeling, and many more.
Simple Quantities in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Simple Quantities in MicroStation CONNECT Edition
By Tom Stogdill, Bentley Software
MicroStation works with different types of business data and defines the types of business items it will use. Learn about traffic signal items and more.
Tips & Tricks
MicroStation CONNECT Tip: Managing User Level Configuration MicroStation CONNECT Tip: Managing User Level Configuration
By Rod Wing, EnvisionCAD
MicroStation CE stores the User Preference files along with the user's Personal.ucf file in the Windows default. BUT you can relocate them!
Windows Update Causing Crash with Corridors Windows Update Causing Crash with Corridors
By Bob Mecham, EnvisionCAD
There is a known issue with the Windows 10 Spring Creator Update, 1803 with numerous Bentley CONNECT Edition software.
Improve PDF Image Quality in Raster Manager and Descartes Improve PDF Image Quality in Raster Manager and Descartes
By Rod Wing, EnvisionCAD
One way to correct this would be to rescan the original and save to a different raster format, but there is an alternate solution!
Named Presentations and Perforators in MicroStation Named Presentations and Perforators in MicroStation
By Smrutirekha Mahapatra
Using Named Presentations is a convenient way to represent a 3D element with different symbolic representations in different view orientations.
Case Studies
Pestech Uses Digital Twins to Improve Workflows Pestech Uses Digital Twins to Improve Workflows
By Bentley Systems
Pestech International used digital twins with Bentley software on an RM 79.5 million contract to build a next-generation substation in Maylasia.
Digital Twins Used on Hannam Bridge Rehabilitation Project Digital Twins Used on Hannam Bridge Rehabilitation Project
By Bentley Systems
Chung-Ang University used Bentley's OpenBridge Modeler and ContextCapture on the Hannam Bridge Rehabilitation Project.
Infraero Pioneers Use of Digital Twins with Bentley Infraero Pioneers Use of Digital Twins with Bentley
By Bentley Systems
Londrina Airport will be the first in Brazil to have a digital twin. The final product will include 3D modeling of 20 buildings. Learn more.
JMC2 Achieves Extreme Engineering with Bentley CONNECT JMC2 Achieves Extreme Engineering with Bentley CONNECT
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
An interview with Year in Infrastructure award finalist JMC2 on how the company used MicroStation CONNECT Edition for a record-breaking stunt site.
Columns
First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition
Compiled by ConnectPress
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) CAD Instructor, Mark Hird-Rutter shares his thoughts on MicroStation CONNECT Edition.
First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition
Compiled by ConnectPress
L.A. County Works CAD Administrator, Raymond To test drives MicroStation CONNECT Edition and shares his thoughts on his experience. Bentley responds.
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.