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Save Function Keys for all files

Save Function Keys for all files

Save Function Keys for all files

(OP)
Hello, I'm having trouble with the function keys. Everytime i assign one and save it, and i open another file through ProjectWise, the key disappears! I think this is because perhaps the default location for the function key is the temp folder, and it gets cleared everytime i open a new file. Is there a way i can change the default folder for function key menus?

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

(OP)
Actually, upon further investigation, it actually saves in \bentley\program\microstation folder and it saves everytime, except it never opens it whenever i open a new .lo file.

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

Delete the default function key mnu file. Rename your new function key file as DEFAULT. Place the new file in the same location as the default file.  

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

(OP)
The function keys are fine for when i open up Bentley off my desktop, but when i open them up through projectwise, the funtion keys all disappear.

For example, the default function key file has F1 for help am I correct? This is represented correctly when I execute the bentley program from my desktop. When i use Projectwise to open up a .lo file, all the function keys go missing, no matter how many times i save them. They save to the \Bentley\Program\MicroStation\ folder as funckey.mnu, but they don't automatically load.

I hope that clears up my problem.

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

Can't help you on that one. Sounds like a Project Wise problem.

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

(OP)
I see, thanks anyway.

RE: Save Function Keys for all files

Ok now I see whats going on ... what you'll have to do  is create a  macro that loads  your funtionkey.mnu from your  hard drive the  one that works thru ustn as it still works when you don't run pwise so you should still be able to load fkey menu manually  and if you can then you can load it with a macro call it for example FK.bas  so you can call it with keying in macro fk
now  If you want  this to load at startup read the  help file on how to edit  the shortcut  load  with -w etc  to load your macro upon loading ustn or pwise...
from the dos run cmd  window in C:\Program Files\Bentley\Program\MicroStation
keyin ustation /?
to see all the  keying options to change the  way ustn runs from and  icon
I can't tell you the options for pwise as I don't have it here but I used to use it at another  company...

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