MicroStation CONNECT Edition User Update

For MicroStation users who are moving from MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) to the latest release, MicroStation CONNECT Edition. Learn the new capabilities of MicroStation CONNECT Edition including the new graphic interface and many of the new tools and enhanced features of MicroStation CONNECT Edition.


Madison, WI
8 Hour Class

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  • MicroStation CONNECT BasicsSummary of Selected Changes: WorkSpaces and WorkSets, User Interface, Cells, Details, Display Rules, Labels, Macros, Named Boundaries, Reports, Sheet Index, Tables, Tags, Visualization and Rendering, Directory Changes: Working Directory, Common Data Path, Local User Data Path, CONNECTION Client, MicroStation CONNECT Welcome Screen: Examples, Learning, News and Announcements, Links to Bentley Content, Start a Work Session, MicroStation CONNECT Work Page: WorkSpaces, WorkSets, User and Interface, Customizing the Work Page display, File Backstage: Changing WorkSpace and WorkSet, Tools, Settings, Properties, Lab 1 – Microstation CONNECT Basics: Start MicroStation CONNECT Edition, Open a WorkSpace and WorkSet, Set File Properties, Add files to a WorkSet, Customize the Work Page
  • The MicroStation CONNECT Graphics Environment — MicroStation CONNECT Interface: Ribbon, Workflows, Customize display, Quick Access Toolbar, Shortcuts and Popup Menus, Status Bar Changes, File Backstage Settings: User, Configuration, Lab 2 – MicroStation CONNECT Graphics Environment: Open the Design File, Navigate the Ribbons, Keyboard Shortcuts, Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Properties and Views — Properties, Explorer: File, Items, Resources, Sheet Index, Links, Advanced Search, Details, Reports, Tables, Saved Views: Properties, Saved View Dialog, Lab 3 – Views and Properties: Open the Design File, Modify Expanded Properties, Details, Advanced Search
  • Drawing Enhancements:Drawing Enhancements: Locks Menu, Snaps Menu, Attributes Ribbon Group, Tool Enhancements: AccuDraw, Placement, Modification and Manipulation, Named Boundaries: Place Named Boundary, Named Boundaries Dialog, Lab 4 – Drawing Enhancements: Open the Design File, Locks and Snaps, Attributes, Placement Tools, Named Boundaries
  • AnnotationText: Text Editor, Place Text, Place Text Along, Place Note, Place Label, Patterning and Hatching: Change Pattern, Lab 5 – Annotation: Open the Design File, Create Text Style, Place Text, Edit Text, Match and change text attributes.
  • Models and Cells — Models: Properties, Cells: Cell Library Dialog, Parametric Cells, Place Cell, Lab 6 – Models and Cells: Open the Design File, Review and Modify Model Properties, Review and Modify Attachment Properties, Attach Cell Library and Place Cells, Create Cell Containing Element Property Field, Place Label
  • Display Rules – Display Styles, Display Rules: Display Rules Dialog, Lab 7 – Display Rules: Open the Design File, Define a Display Style, Add a Display Rule to a Display Style, Classify Parcels by Area with Display Style
  • Printing — Printer Drivers: Interplot, Markups, Print to PDF, Print Styles: Common Settings, DGN/DWG Settings, PDF Settings, Raster Settings, Print Dialog: Resymbolization, Print Organizer, Lab 8 – Printing: Open the Design File, Define a Print Style, Print PDFs Using the Sheet Index