Opening a a dgn file from windows into a previously open session

 Applies To 
 Environment: N\A
 Area: Configuration
 Subarea: General
 Original Author:Bentley Technical Support Group


Wants to be able to double click on a drawing in Windows Explorer and have it open in an existing session of MicroStation.


Add one of the following to the MicroStation command line for the file association:


Place it prior to the "%1" Under normal windows operations this will cause an open session of MicroStation to close it's open file and display a DGN file activated "doubled clicked" from Windows Explorer.

D:\Bentley\08050227\Program\MicroStation\ustation.exe -SingleInstance=Yes "%1"

See Also

Further Command Line Options

File Associations