New and Changed in MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 14
This topic summarizes the new features and enhancements in MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 14.
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
(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 PowerDraft.
(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.
Features Moved from Technology Preview to Commercial Release
- Ability to Create and Define a User Coordinate System Library
- Clash Detection
You can now use Components Center, a cloud-based digital component library and catalog management service, to manage your organization's component libraries. You can choose from a wide range of available, approved content, for use in your designs. The geometry and rich data associated with the components as well as reference files and URLs are stored in Components Center and available for use in all phases of a component's lifecycle.