MicroStation CONNECT: Change Workspace and/or WorkSet from the File Open dialog

Written by: Rod Wing

One big complaint in previous editions of MicroStation was that when selecting File > Open while in MicroStation you could not change Project, User, or Interface configurations. You were forced to close the design file to change those options. In MicroStation CONNECT Edition that is no longer the case.

With a design file open in MicroStation CONNECT select File > Open > Browse to display the File Open dialog.


Below the file list are drop-down lists where you may change the active WorkSpace and/or WorkSet.


Rod Wing

Rod Wing

Rod joined EnvisionCAD in March 2007 and has nearly three decades of experience working in the CADD industry. He led the IT evaluations of Bentley InRoads and AutoDesk Civil 3D at Wisconsin DOT in their overall CAiCE replacement evaluation. He also led the MicroStation V7 to V8 upgrade effort at Wisconsin DOT which included updating not only the CADD standards to accommodate the changes in the file format but also updating legacy MDL and macros to work in the new environment. Rod received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin in Cartography and a Master of Science in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University. Rod has extensive experience in CADD as well as the areas of GIS, cartography, plotting, scanning, raster editing/manipulation, publishing, and file/data translations. In all of these areas, he has produced custom tools and developed workflows to enhance productivity between diverse sets of applications. He instructs MicroStation classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced applications.


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