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StormCAD Update

The upgrade to MicroStation SS3 also included an upgrade to StormCAD. Drawings created with the older version of StormCAD must be updated to the new format using the following steps.

Missing Files

If StormCAD cannot find a current version StormCAD project, it reports that the file is missing as shown below. Click OK at the prompt reporting the problem.

missing file error message

After clicking OK, you will be asked to locate the StormCAD project to open. If this project has not been upgraded, you will not be able to select the older version. Cancel the Open dialog box.

The next prompt will be asking to "remove the current project attachment". Choose Yes.

Upgrading the Database

To create the new version of the StormCAD project, select Project > Import > StormCAD Database... from the StormCAD menu.

Select the database file from your project folder. You will see the following prompt.

time consuming model update meessage

Choose Yes to update the files. A list of updates will scroll by. At the end of the update, there will be a prompt asking to synchronize the drawing. Choose Yes.

The final step will be a prompt to save the StormCAD project file. Be sure to save the DGN file also.

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