Bentley View CONNECT Edition Help

Utilities Tab

Note: Select a link to "jump" to the desired Utilities group.


  • Close Tool Boxes
  • Used to close the toolboxes.


  • Display
  • Used to display a bitmapped (raster) image in a window.

Design History

  • Tags
  • Used to assign symbolic names to revisions in the design history.
  • Audit Trail
  • Used to display a record of history management actions, such as creation, combine, retire, or change in revision number.
  • Design History
  • Used to track and view the incremental changes made to all models in a file, as well as changes to attached references.


  • Sign
  • Used to view digital signatures.


  • Coordinate System
  • Opens the Geographic Coordinate System dialog, which displays the currently selected geographic coordinate system (GCS).

Drawing Scale

  • Master Unit
  • Sets the Master Units component of working units.
  • Sub Unit
  • Sets the Sub Units component of working units.
  • Annotation Scale Lock
  • When on, the annotation scale is applied to any text elements, dimensions, text nodes, notes, detailing symbols, annotation cells, hatches, patterns, tags, and line styles placed in the model.
  • Annotation Scale
  • Sets the annotation scale factor.
  • ACS Plane Lock
  • Sets the Auxiliary Coordinate System (ACS) Lock, which locks AccuDraw's compass to the selected ACS.
  • Auxiliary Coordinate System
  • Sets the Auxiliary Coordinate System to be used.
  • Auxiliary Coordinate System Scale
  • Sets the Auxiliary Coordinate System scale factor. When active, elements are placed with the scale factor applied.