New and Changed in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 14
This topic summarizes the new features and enhancements in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 14.
Ability to Apply 2D Constraints to Mid-point of Elements
You can now snap to the mid point of lines and arcs to apply 2D Fixed, Coincident and Concentric constraints.
Ability to Create a Non-Orthogonal Cut in a Solid
You can now use AccuDraw controls to create non-orthogonal cuts on solids using the Cut Solids with Curve tool.
Ability to Choose a Mode to Offset Solid Edges
You can now choose between rounded and original (sharp corner) offsets while offsetting solid edges using the Offset Solid Edges tool.
Ability to Define Jobs on Levels in Nested References
You can now view levels in nested references in. You can also define jobs in levels of nested references.
Ability to Hide Thumbnail Preview for Files on the Work Page
You can now disable Thumbnail preview for the list of files displayed on the Work Page for faster navigation to the backstage. You can do so, by turning on the Hide Thumbnail Preview setting in the Preferences Dialog, Look and Feel category. ( ) The default setting is Off.
Access to Help Re-Implemented in the Top-Right section of the Ribbon
You can now access Help from the help icon in the top right corner of the Ribbon, next to the CONNECTION Client Sign-in icon.
Ability to Use Placeholder in Named Boundaries
You can now create placeholder fields for Named Boundaries. It is now added to the Active directory in the Explorer Dialog.
About Technology Preview Features
Ability to Add or Remove an Element to Named Presentation(s) in the Properties Dialog
You can now control the participation of an element in Named Presentations from the Properties dialog. You can set the value to True or False in the Named Presentation section of the Properties dialog to add or remove a selected element from Named Presentation.
(Technology Preview) iTwin Synchronizer
You can now use the iTwin Synchronizer to synchronize changes in a design file to an iModel in the iModelHub. This iModel can be accessed and reviewed by your team members from anywhere. iTwin Synchronizer utilizes the iTwin Synchronizer desktop application which is a cloud-based design collaboration tool. You must have the iTwin Synchronizer desktop application installed on your machine to have iTwin Synchronizer enabled in MicroStation.
(Technology Preview) Text Favorite Manager (Item Types integrated)
You can now associate Item Types in the Field Type while creating or managing a text favorite in the Text Favorite Manager dialog.
(Technology Preview) V8i Task Theme in the Quick Access Toolbar
You can now access the V8i Task theme and its various styles from the V8i button next to the Workflow drop down menu in the Quick Access Toolbar. It is no longer constrained to the Task Navigation workflow.