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- CONNECT FAQs



​Use the same tools in MicroStation CONNECT from the Drawing ribbon workflow that you used in MicroStation V8i SS4.  The ODOT standard line styles, cell libraries, text styles and levels are all available in the ODOT_CONNECT WorkSpace. There are even discipline ribbon workflows that have choices similar to the ODOT Discipline Tasks - look at ribbon workflows like ODOT Roadway.

​Because you did not select Sheet from Seed, but just used a type named Sheet. The Sheet from Seed is totally set up as a B size sheet (11x17) and displays the boundary.

​The Feature Definition toolbar is ever so slightly taller than other toolbars and only docks to the bottom row on monitors with a certain vertical resolution. There is nothing that you can do except float the dialog and don't dock it.

  • ​Projects that have already been created in ProjectWise are likely to continue their life as a “V8i” project if they are at or past DAP by July 1, 2021.
  • New projects created in ProjectWise after July 1, 2021 will be assigned the CONNECT Design Platform attribute and managed by ProjectWise. MicroStation V8i and InRoads V8i will not operate in a CONNECT Design Platform project – so MicroStation CONNECT and OpenRoads Designer will be required to be used in these new projects.​

​Yes, the Upgrading to OpenRoads Designer training provided instruction in the creation of cross section sheets, and you created an End Area Volume Report. The Cross Section Grade Report is generated in a similar fashion from the same Civil Analysis group - see Chapter 12.​

​Yes. DGN files for straight MicroStation use have not changed and are at the top of the list still when selecting a document description with the ProjectWise Document Naming tool.  Descriptions for OpenRoads Designer files were added for every discipline at the BOTTOM of the document description list. ​

​In ProjectWise, in the Standards>PW_Standards folder is a spreadsheet named "ProjectWise_Document_Naming_Tool_Search.xslx".  Follow the instructions in the active worksheet to display the descriptions, names and correct folders for the discipline that you select.

​All base files that contain civil data (ORD files) will be saved in 6_Design_Data.  6_Design_Data is the location of the most up to date and correct information from a designer using ORD.  The files are named with four-character abbreviations like: TERR, GEOM, and CORR.  All of the data that was used or created in the ORD upgrade training used the ProjectWise ORD naming convention to build familiarity with the naming.​



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