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Like V8i? You'll Love CONNECT! Like V8i? You'll Love CONNECT!
By Bentley Systems
MicroStation CONNECT Edition gives users cool features such as Item Types, Sheet Index, Parametric Modeling, and many more.
Simple Quantities in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Simple Quantities in MicroStation CONNECT Edition
By Tom Stogdill, Bentley Software
MicroStation works with different types of business data and defines the types of business items it will use. Learn about traffic signal items and more.
5 Reasons to Move to MicroStation CONNECT Edition in 2019 5 Reasons to Move to MicroStation CONNECT Edition in 2019
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress
Time's up! For the past year we've been helping MicroStation Connections members understand, prepare for and navigate the transition to CONNECT Edition.
Roadmap for Upgrading to MicroStation CONNECT Edition Roadmap for Upgrading to MicroStation CONNECT Edition
By Danny Lazear, Archway Systems
Danny Lazear of Archway Systems provides this valuable guide on migrating to MicroStation CONNECT Edition, listing the do's and dont's.
Tips & Tricks
Improve PDF Image Quality in Raster Manager and Descartes Improve PDF Image Quality in Raster Manager and Descartes
By Rod Wing, EnvisionCAD
One way to correct this would be to rescan the original and save to a different raster format, but there is an alternate solution!
Named Presentations and Perforators in MicroStation Named Presentations and Perforators in MicroStation
By Smrutirekha Mahapatra
Using Named Presentations is a convenient way to represent a 3D element with different symbolic representations in different view orientations.
OpenRoads Tip: Ribbon Tool Search OpenRoads Tip: Ribbon Tool Search
By Steve Litzau, EnvisionCAD
OpenRoads Designer brings a new ribbon interface to Bentley's civil design software. Steve Litzau of EnvisionCAD shares some useful tips.
Using the Place Smartline Tool During Placement Using the Place Smartline Tool During Placement
By Rod Wing, Envision CAD
Did you know that you can use tools from the View Control Toolbox while in the middle of an element placement tool, without losing your spot?
Case Studies
JMC2 Achieves Extreme Engineering with Bentley CONNECT JMC2 Achieves Extreme Engineering with Bentley CONNECT
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
An interview with Year in Infrastructure award finalist JMC2 on how the company used MicroStation CONNECT Edition for a record-breaking stunt site.
Glass Canvas Expands VR & Rendering Capabilities with AMD
By AMD
London firm, Glass Canvas maximizes its hardware capacity using AMD GPU and CPUs for its large architectural renderings and animations.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
Tianjin Earns Bentley Award for Sanya Airport Project Tianjin Earns Bentley Award for Sanya Airport Project
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
Be Inspired 2017 winner, Tianjin University of Technology and its collaborators, used MicroStation CONNECT Edition and other Bentley products.
Columns
First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition
Compiled by ConnectPress
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) CAD Instructor, Mark Hird-Rutter shares his thoughts on MicroStation CONNECT Edition.
First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition First Impressions of MicroStation CONNECT Edition
Compiled by ConnectPress
L.A. County Works CAD Administrator, Raymond To test drives MicroStation CONNECT Edition and shares his thoughts on his experience. Bentley responds.
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.