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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 1, 2023

Update Standards from Dgnlib needs to allow user selections

Please adjust the "update standards from dgnlib" in Explorer to allow for more user control for what will update. I also want more visibility any active file, project resources that are different compared to the dgnlib resources.

Consider a situation where project files have been developed using resources from the dgnlib. At some point perhaps someone notices that one of the dgnlib resources is incorrect and that dgnlib is subsequently updated. To fix any of the project dgn files that used that previously used that resource would require us to either do a "update standards from dgnlib" which will update ALL the resources, or we would have to manually adjust each project dgn one by one with the changes.

when selecting the "udpate standards from dgnlib" I would prefer that the interface highlights any resources that are mismatched from the dgnlib (e.g. perhaps the text is red or perhaps a triangle appears showing a mismatch). I would then like to toggle on the specific resources that I want to sync. Perhaps there could be an option to autumatically include children for any selected resources that also need updating too. For instance, if I select to update the valley_gutter feature definition, and it uses an element template that is also modified, then it would automatically update too.

Civil Product Used OpenSite Designer, OpenRoads Designer, OpenRail Designer, OpenTunnel Designer, OpenBridge Designer, OpenBridge Modeler
  • Guest
    Jun 7, 2023

    This command needs to update the element templates, text favorites , text styles , dim styles, levels etc.. All resources used in the feature definition. As delivered the command doesn't really work it just updates the feature definitions.