Simplier with Mozart. Other news were MicroStation ”Mozart” which was previewed, was a new, simplier userinterface. The ambition is to create a more consistent way to work, so that users can switch between different programs and still recognize it, kind of like you do in Microsofts Officeprograms.
Another news was a screeenengine that will fully support 3D-accelerated cards, so you can handle large highdetailed models in realtime without trouble. Another news is changes in layerhandling, which will let the user to move elements between layers.
Version 8.2 of MicroStation will launch in February 2004. On the user conference they promised that already in October 2003 there will be so called release candidates ready, which can be used in production, and where interested can try all news. MicroStation Mozart is planned to be delivered at the beginning of 2005.