The blue text in SLE is the choice type Multiple Choices. If a phrase or value could have several possibilities, you can insert them as one choice field. Then, if an option changes, all you have to do is select the correct option. Because you don’t delete the previous options, they are still there to be re-selected whenever you need … Read More
In 1983, Michael Jackson dominated the Billboard charts, politicians wore brown suits, and a new player entered the software industry for architecture, engineering, and design. Enlisted by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense for a PC-based construction cost-estimating product, Building System Design (BSD) began work on a product that would replace mainframe cost estimating. Building on … Read More
The green text in SLE spec sections are the choice type Global Terms. When you import a user section or type in text, you may want to use global terms for “Architect” or “Company Name” instead of plain text. Should the term change during the course of the project, you only need to change the term once in Summary Info, … Read More
Sometimes, your SLE client may lose connection to the SLE server. When you get a connection error message, you will need to restart the BSD Data Server. Sometimes you may need to restart the SQL Server (BSDSoftLinkData) service first, then restart the BSD Data Server. If you need assistance, contact your IT or contact BSD Tech Support.