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OpenCities Map Configuration Variables

Variable Value Type Area Description Default Value
MS_GEOXFM_ECINSTANCE_EDITING Multiple Values Data Browser Possible values: Normal, Disabled, Unchecked. When set to Disabled, no instances produced by the XFM storage will be editable. Set to Unchecked, they are always editable (even when they would otherwise be blocked). Normal
MS_GEO_USE_REGIONAL_NUMERIC_NOTATION Any Value Data Browser If set to any value, enables set type converter for double properties. None
MS_GEOXFM_CLOSEDGN_ONFAILED_SCHEMADEFINEDDBCONNECTION Any Value Database If set to any value, forces OpenCities Map to automatically close a session when a schema defined database connection cannot be established. None
MS_GEOXFM_DBCONNECTDEF_FILE Single Directory Path Database Defines the database connection definition XML metadata file. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)database.xml
MS_GEOXFM_DISALLOW_INFERRED_DBCONNECTION Any Value Database If set to any value, you will not be prompted for database connection . None
MS_GEOXFM_SHOW_UUIDLINKAGE_IN_LOCATEDESCRIPTION Any Value Debug If set to any value, adds additional XFM feature instance information to the standard MicroStation element tool tip. None
MS_GEOXFM_INFERRED_FEATURECLASS_DATETICKS_FORMAT Any Value DFS Specifies the date format string used in a date ticks type property definition inferred from instance data or Interoperability feature class. If this variable is not set, the default format string is "yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss" Sortable date/time pattern; conforms to ISO 8601 ("2006-05-01T00:00:00"). "yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss"
MS_GEOXFM_NO_DYNAMICSCOREDFEATURES Any Value DFS If set to any value, disables the Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) engine process which infers feature classes from standard MicroStation elements. None
MS_GEOXFM_NO_CELLNAMEFEATURES Any Value DFS If set to any value, specifies that the Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) engine should not identify cell elements as features with feature name equal to the element's cell name if no DFS rule matches the element. The default behavior is that cell elements are identified as cell name features if no DFS rule matches the element. None
MS_GEOXFM_NO_INFERRED_FEATURECLASS_METADATA Any Value DFS If set to any value, disables Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) from adding session features to Command Manager while allowing inferred feature classes to be shown elsewhere such as in the Interoperability and Data Browser applications. None
MS_GEOXFM_NO_LEVELFEATURES Any Value DFS If set to any value, specifies that the Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) engine should not identify non-cell elements as features with feature name equal to the element's level name if no DFS rule matches the element. The default behavior is that elements are identified as level features if no DFS rule matches the element. None
MS_GEOXFM_ADD_INFERRED_FEATURECLASS_METADATA Any Value DFS If set to any value, instructs the Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) system to add inferred feature class metadata to the session. None
MS_GEOXFM_NO_CLOSEDELEMENTCOLLECTIONS Any Value DFS If set to any value, disables dynamic feature scoring from automatically inferring closed regions as polygon collections. None
MS_GEOXFM_DYNAMICFEATURESCORING_FILES Any Value DFS Location of Dynamic Feature Scoring (DFS) metadata rules files $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)features/dynamicScoring/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)features/dynamicScoring/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_DOMAINLIST_DIR Single Directory Path Feature Model Defines the location for domain list files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)domains/ ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)domains/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR Single Directory Path Feature Model Defines the common XML metadata directory. $(MSGEODIR)xml/
MS_GEOXFM_TEXTURE_DIR Single Directory Path Feature Model Directory location for texture image files. Specify one or more directory locations. To load an image file, texture tools search for the file using this directory or directories. Texture tools that create or copy image files will write the file into the first directory in a list of directories. If variable is not set then MS_IMAGEOUT is used.
MS_GEOXFM_TRACK_CHANGES Any Value Feature Model If set to any value, enables the XFM Change Tracker system. 1
MS_GEOXFM_METHODS_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to locate workspace specific and common methods XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)methods/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)methods/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)methods/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_CREATE_ORPHAN_FOR_MISSING_CELLS Any Value Feature Model If set to any value, allows OpenCities Map to create and use a default cell for XFM feature instances whenever the specified cell cannot be located. 1
MAP_ACP Any Value Feature Model If set to any value, allows XFM text features to be created using multibyte characters based upon the windows active code page settings. None
MS_GEOXFM_CRITERIA_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to locate workspace specific and common criteria XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)criteria/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)criteria/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_CLIENT_PREFS_FILE Single File Specification Feature Model Location to store XFM client preferences ${_USTN_HOMEPREFS}$(MS_GEOPROJNAME)_$(MS_GEOWSNAME)_prefs.xml
MS_GEOXFM_FEATUREDEF_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to locate workspace specific and common feature definition XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)features/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)features/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)features/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_SCALE_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to locate workspace specific and common scales XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOWSHOME)xml/scales.xml
MS_GEOXFM_REQUIRED_OP_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to locate workspace specific and common operations XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)operations/required/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)operations/required/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)operations/required/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_OPERATIONS_DIR Single Directory Path Feature Model Defines the directory paths containing operation XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)operations/ ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)operations/
MS_GEOXFM_LOAD_METHODS Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines a list of XFM methods which are run when a session starts. $(MS_GEOXFM_MENUNAME)|Open
MS_GEOXFM_CONNECTIVITY_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the directory paths used to locate XFM connectivity cache files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)connectivity/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)connectivity/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_APPLY_SCALE_ON_EDIT Any Value Feature Model If set to any value, has the effect of enabling the "ApplyScaleOnEdit" symbology key to all feature classes in the session. None
MS_GEOXFM_FLOODREG_MAX_ELEM_COUNT Numeric Value Feature Model If set to a numeric value, defines the maximum number of candidate boundaries for a flood region operation. See also the oRegionFloodParams.MaxNumCandidateBdrys property. 2000
MS_GEOXFM_DISABLE_GEOMETRIC_PROPERTIES Any Value Feature Model If set, disables the display of XFM geometric properties. None
MS_GEOXFM_DOMAINLIST_FILES Multiple File Specifications Feature Model Defines the location for files describing domain lists defined on the Domain node in OpenCities Geospatial Administrator. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)domains/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)domains/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_DEFAULT_SCALENAME String Value Feature Model Name of default scale from XFM project. 1:5000
GDI_STREAMING_DISPLAY_BUFFER_SIZE Numeric Value Interoperability For Data Streaming mode, set to a numeric value to define the maximum number of elements to buffer before the display is updated. 300
GDI_STREAMING_ERROR_DIALOG_TIMEOUT Numeric Value Interoperability Defines the timeout in seconds for the error message displayed when you perform a view manipulation in a non-top 3D view. A value of 0 will suppress the message entirely. 3
GDI_MAX_IMPORT_ERRORS Numeric Value Interoperability If set defines the maximum number of errors that can occur during an import operation before the process aborts. None
MS_GEOXFM_DISABLE_DATABASE_GEOMETRIC_PROPERTIES Any Value Interoperability If set, disables the display of database geometric properties. None
ECSDK_GEOMETRY_STROKING_TOLERANCE Numeric Value Interoperability Stroking tolerance in master units when exporting curves or arcs to linear features. 0.0
MS_GEOIMPORT_PATH Single Directory Path Interoperability Location the Interoperability tool uses to locate import files. $(MS_GEOPROJHOME)imp/
MS_GEOTHEMATICS_DIR Single Directory Path Map Management If set, defines a default directory path to be used during .theme and .label open/save operations. If not defined, the directory path to the currently active design file is used. None
MS_GEO_MAPDEFINITIONSEED_FILENAME Single File Specification Map Management Specifies a filename containing a seed map model. None
MS_GEO_MAPDEFINITIONSEED_MODELNAME String Value Map Management Specifies a model name for a seed map model. None
MS_GEOMAPMANAGER_DISPLAY_PRIORITY_INCREMENT Numeric Value Map Management Defines the default display priority increment value. 100
MS_GEOXFM_GRAPHICALSOURCES_FILES Multiple File Specifications Oracle Spatial Defines the directory paths used to locate the graphical source XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)graphicalsources/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)graphicalsources/*.xml
GDI_DISABLE_PASSWORD_CACHE Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, it disables OpenCities Map from caching user supplied passwords during a session. None
GDI_TEMP_WORKSPACE_NAME String Value Oracle Spatial A read/only configuration variable set at runtime which contains the temporary Oracle Workspace Manager workspace name (e.g. version) generated by OpenCities Map. None
GDI_CURRENT_WORKSPACE_NAME String Value Oracle Spatial A read/only configuration variable set at runtime which contains the currently active Oracle Workspace Manager workspace name (e.g. version). None
GDI_SUPPRESS_QUERY_NON_UNDOABLE_WARNING Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, eliminates the display of the non-undoable query warning. None
GDI_SUPPRESS_SQL_SERVER_QUERY_NON_UNDOABLE_WARNING Any Value SQL Server If set to any value, eliminates the display of the non-undoable query warning. None
GDI_ALWAYS_CREATE_TEMP_WORKSPACE Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, causes a temporary workspace to be created. None
GDI_PARTIAL_POSTING_MAX_ERRORS Numeric Value Oracle Spatial Optional integer value that when set specifies the maximum number of errors before aborting posting operations. None
GDI_PARTIAL_POSTING Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, enables the partial posting functionality. None
GDI_SUPPRESS_MERGE_TO_PARENT_TOOL_SETTING Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, suppresses the merge to parent dialog during file exit events. None
GDI_PROMPT_FOR_REFRESH Any Value Oracle Spatial When defined, you will be prompted to refresh a Live DGN rather than it happen automatically. None
GDI_USE_SHARED_LOCKS Any Value Oracle Spatial If set to any value, enables Shared locking mode as opposed to the default Exclusive locking. This setting is for use with Oracle Workspace Manager functionality only. None
GDI_LIVE_DGN_MIN_REFRESH_SECONDS Numeric Value Oracle Spatial Minimum number of seconds between Live DGN refreshes.  Set to 0 to disable. 60
GDI_LIVE_DGN_ERASE_BEFORE_REFRESH Any Value Oracle Spatial When defined, will cause OpenCities Map to erase all spatial features before making the query. This will ensure that any features deleted in the database are also deleted in the Live DGN. Not defined
GDI_SUPPRESS_LIVE_DGN_AUTO_REFRESH Any Value Oracle Spatial When defined turns off Live DGN auto-refresh. Not defined
MS_PRINTPREP_TIMEFORMAT String Value Print Preparation Defines format for Time display %H:%M
MS_PRINTPREP_DATEFORMAT String Value Print Preparation Defines format for Date display %d.%m.%Y
MS_PRINTPREP_COORDFORMAT String Value Print Preparation Defines format for Coordinate display (%.1f,%.1f)
MS_PRINTPREP_SCALEFORMAT String Value Print Preparation Defines format for scale display 1:%.0f
MS_PRINTPREP_ROTATIONFORMAT String Value Print Preparation Defines format for display of template rotation %.0f
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_USERTEXTINFO Single File Specification Print Preparation This file is used to store user input for text place holders. On next place holder replacement the content is taken from this file as an initial value. $(MS_TMP)PrintPreparationTextInfo.xml
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DGNLIB String Value Print Preparation Contains the delivered Print Preparation templates, element templates, styles, task navigation etc. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DEFAULTS)PrintPreparation.dgnlib
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_VBA Multiple Directory Paths Print Preparation Location of any Print Preparation VBA Macros. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR)vba/
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_FAVORITE Single File Specification Print Preparation Filename and model of DGNLIB containing favorite Print Preparation template. Directory\Filename.dgnlib\modelname None
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DGNLIBLIST Multiple Directory Paths Print Preparation Defines the directory paths used to locate the Print Preparation DGNLIB files. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR)templates/*.dgn ; $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR)templates/*.dgnlib
MS_GEOGRIDGRATICULE_LABELTOLERANCE Numeric Value Print Preparation The distance in paper millimeters above or beyond the cutline that a grid line would extend to if it did not exit the area of the cutline. See the diagram in the grids and graticules documentation. 1 mm
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_ARROW String Value Print Preparation Defines the default cell to be used for north arrow. ARROW
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_APP String Value Print Preparation Location of the Print Preparation application. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR)bin/
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_PDFPLOTCFG Single File Specification Print Preparation Location of PDF plot configuration file. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DEFAULTS)PrintPreparationPdf.pltcfg
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_PDFFILENAME Single File Specification Print Preparation The PDF output filename. $(MS_PLTFILES)printPrep.pdf
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_FUNCLIB Single File Specification Print Preparation Location of Print Preparation function library. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_APP)PrintPrep.ma
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR Single Directory Path Print Preparation Location of Print Preparation product. $(_USTN_BENTLEYROOT)PrintPreparation/
MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DEFAULTS Single Directory Path Print Preparation Location of default files, PDF, DGNLIB files etc. $(MS_GEOPRINTPREP_DIR)defaults/
MS_GEOXFM_REPORTS_XSL_DIR Single Directory Path Reporting Defines the directory paths containing XSLT files used to format property data for reports. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)report/ ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)reports/ ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)reports/
MS_GEOXFM_XSL_DIR Single Directory Path Reporting Defines the directory paths containing workspace specific and common XSLT files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)xslt/ ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)xslt/ ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)xslt/
MS_GEOSCRIPTS_PATH Multiple Directory Paths Scripting Defines directory path(s) used to locate geoscript files. $(MS_GEOSCRIPTS_DIR)mytown/ ; $(MS_GEOSCRIPTS_DIR)simple/ ; $(MS_GEOSCRIPTS_DIR)topology/
MS_GEOSCRIPTS_DIR Single Directory Path Scripting Location of Geoscripts. $(MSGEODIR)scripts/
MS_GEODISABLECOMREGISTER Any Value System If set to any value, disables automatic COM server registration during OpenCities Map session start-up. None
BENTLEY_MAP String Value System If set to any value, enables the OpenCities Map configuration files to be loaded during session start-up. 1
MSGEOAPP String Value System Defines the default product application to load. bentleymap
MSGEODIR String Value System Defines the default product installation location. ${_USTN_BENTLEYROOT}Map/
MS_GEOCONFIG_DIR Single Directory Path System Location of default product configuration files folder. $(MSGEODIR)config/
MS_GEOAREABUILDTOL Numeric Value Topology Used to define a fuzzy search tolerance for locating elements during topological graph construction. 2.0
MS_GEOTOPO_SYNCHRONIZE_DISABLE Any Value Topology If set to any value, will disable synchronizing topology with active features. None
MS_GEOTOPO_MERGE_REF_LAYERS Any Value Topology If set to any value, will merge topology layers from reference files. None
MS_GEOXFM_TOOLS_FILE Multiple File Specifications User Interface Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to load common, project and workspace specific tools XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)gui/tools/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)gui/tools/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)gui/tools/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_MENU_FILE Multiple File Specifications User Interface Defines the directory paths and file search masks used to load common, project and workspace specific menu XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR)gui/menus/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR)gui/menus/*.xml ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)gui/menus/*.xml
MS_GEOXFM_DIALOG_PREFS_FILE Single File Specification User Interface Defines the preference file used to store dialog positions between sessions. ${_USTN_HOMEPREFS}$(MS_GEOPROJNAME)_$(MS_GEOWSNAME)_prefs.xml
MS_GEOXFM_ICONS_DIR Multiple Directory Paths User Interface Defines the directory paths used to locate icon and bitmap resources. $(MS_GEOWSHOME)icons/ ; $(MS_GEOBITMAPPATH ; $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)icons/
MS_GEOXFM_MENU_DELIMITER String Value User Interface Defines the default character used to delimit menu entries.
MS_GEOXFM_COMMONGUI_DIR Single Directory Path User Interface Defines the common GUI metadata directory. $(MS_GEOXFM_COMMONXML_DIR)gui/
MS_GEONOCOMMONGUI Any Value User Interface Set to any value to disable the default user interface. None
MS_GEOBITMAPPATH Multiple Directory Paths User Interface Location of icon resource files. $(MSGEODIR)icons/
MS_GEONOSPLASH Any Value User Interface If set to any value, disables the display of the OpenCities Map product splash screen. Valid for OpenCities Map on MicroStation only. None
MS_GEONOTITLECHANGE Any Value User Interface If set to any value, disables change in application titlebar identifying OpenCities Map. Valid for OpenCities Map on MicroStation only. None
MS_GEOVBA_DIR Single Directory Path VBA Defines the directory used to locate the default VBA applications. $(MSGEODIR)vba/
MS_GEODGNPATH Multiple Directory Paths Workspace Defines a list of directory paths used to locate design and reference files. $(MS_GEODGNDIR)
MS_GEOWSCONFIG Single Directory Path Workspace Defines workspace specific configuration files. $(MS_GEOPROJDIR)$(MS_GEOPROJNAME)/$(MS_GEOWSNAME)/$(MS_GEOWSNAME).cfg
MS_GEOXFM_XML_DIR Single Directory Path Workspace Defines the base directory for workspace specific XML metadata files. $(MS_GEOPROJHOME)xml/
MS_GEOINITCMD String Value Workspace Keyin that is executed after a design file is opened in a new OpenCities Map session. None
MS_GEOWSHOME_XML_DIR Single Directory Path Workspace Location of geospatial workspace XML files. $(MS_GEOWSHOME)xml/
MS_GEOWSNAME String Value Workspace Name of active geospatial workspace. $(_USTN_USERNAME)
MS_GEOWSHOME Single Directory Path Workspace Home directory for geospatial workspaces. $(MS_GEOPROJHOME)$(MS_GEOWSNAME)/
MS_GEOPROJHOME Single Directory Path Workspace Folder for the current geospatial project. $(MS_GEOPROJDIR)$(MS_GEOPROJNAME)/
MS_GEOWSDIR Single Directory Path Workspace Location for current geospatial workspace. $(MS_GEOPROJHOME)$(MS_GEOWSNAME)/
MS_GEODGNDIR Single Directory Path Workspace Default location for DGN directory. $(MS_GEOPROJHOME)dgn/