This topic summarizes the new features and enhancements in
CONNECT Edition Update 13.
The previously known CONNECT Services tab is now renamed
tab which hosts the following:
- Help Contents
- CONNECT Advisor
- Feedback service
- Social Media links
Removal of Welcome
The Welcome Screen is now removed. Once you launch
CONNECT Edition, you will see the Start
Screen. The delivered examples section along with the social media links in the
welcome screen have been moved to the new Help tab in the ribbon. The news and
announcements along with Learn courses can now be accessed from the CONNECT
Advisor in the Help tab.
Some features in this update are provided as Technology
Take advantage of
this Technology Preview, a non-public software service and/or application for
evaluation purposes only. Please use the Technology Preview in your normal
business environment as needed to form an opinion concerning the performance of
the Technology Preview. Bentley personnel would welcome your valued feedback
concerning the performance of the Technology Preview as you evaluate the
capabilities. Please be aware that at some point, you may receive notice from
Bentley that such use must cease or this Technology Preview will become
unavailable to you. As we receive feedback, this Technology Preview may also be
enhanced, updated or also discontinued without notice. As a Technology Preview,
it is provided to you "as-is" without the benefit of any Bentley warranty,
indemnity or support obligation.
Preview) V8i Task Theme
If you are moving to
MicroStation PowerDraftCONNECT Edition from
MicroStation PowerDraft V8i and are not familiar
with the Ribbon, you can now use the
Task Theme in
CONNECT Edition to quickly access tools as
you become accustomed to the new interface. You can turn the
Theme on from the Select Task Picker in the Quick Access toolbar, while
in the Task Navigation workflow.
Features Moved from
Technology Preview to Commercial Release
The following feature that was in Technology Preview mode
in previous updates, has been commercially released in this update:
Pantone colors - Pantone colors are no longer supplied
MicroStation PowerDraft because of low usage.
However, if you need to use them you can use an existing DGN that includes
Pantone color books or create a new color book called Pantone using RGB values
to create Pantone colors.