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a spider crawling mainly in the .NET of Revit and Navisworks
Interests: crawling mainly in the .NET of Revit and Navisworks
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The Legend Instances Duplicator tool in the Duplicators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help duplicate multiple picked legend instances on the current sheet to many other sheets at once. After the button is clicked, it asks to pick one or more legend instances on the current sheet. After... Continue reading
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The Schedule Instances Duplicator tool in the Duplicators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help duplicate multiple picked schedule instances on the current sheet to many other sheets at once. After the button is clicked, it asks to pick one or more schedule instances on the current sheet. After... Continue reading
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The Sheets Duplicator tool in the Duplicators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help duplicate multiple sheets at once with various options such view discipline, source sheets, target title blocks, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button is clicked, the main dialog will appear as follows. The... Continue reading
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The Views Duplicator tool in the Duplicators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help duplicate multiple views with different types if necessary at once with various options such view discipline, view type, view template, source views, target phases, target scales, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button... Continue reading
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The Sheets Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple sheets at once with various options such as base name, sheet number, title block, author, time, three more parameters, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button is clicked, the main dialog... Continue reading
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The 3D Views from Plan Views tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple 3d views from plan views at once with various options such as discipline, type, family type, template, phase, existing plan views, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button... Continue reading
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The Elevation Views Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple elevation views at once with various options such as discipline, type, template, phase, scale, existing elevation views, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button is clicked, the main dialog will... Continue reading
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The Plan Views Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple plan views at once with various options such as discipline, type (such as Floor Plan, Structural Plan, Area Plan and Ceiling Reflected Plan), level, template, orientation, phase, scale, and most importantly flexible... Continue reading
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The Grids Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple grids both horizontal and vertical at once with proper numbers or letters (can be customized further), directions (up/down, left to right or verse), bubbles (start, end or both), and dimensions (either for individual... Continue reading
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The Levels Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple levels at once with various options. After the button is clicked, the main dialog will appear as follows. The Revit Length Unit & Precision group displays the length unit and precision of the... Continue reading
Revit Project Organizer 2017 was released on 2017/02/18. It supports Revit 2017 along with 2016/2015/2014. It has more than 30 new features added and many existing ones greatly enhanced. In addition, various site license options are provided. The best of all, any 2016 builds can upgrade to it for free.... Continue reading
TroyGates, yes, it's weird. Revit API surprises us sometimes.
Recently noticed the View.SetCategoryHidden(Category category, bool hide) in the Revit API 2017. It looks pretty interesting or odd, that most people may think. It is not new. Its intention seemed to replace the old View.SetVisibility(Category category, bool visible). Not only its method name has been changed, but also its parameter... Continue reading
Revit Parameter Organizer 2016 Special was released on 2016/02/05. It supports Revit 2017 additionally. It also has new features added and existing ones enhanced, e.g. adding Keep Value option to the Replacers of both Family Parameters and Project Parameters, showing Formulas and Values in the Family Parameters Viewer, editing Formulas... Continue reading
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It is a powerful addin for Revit. It works with Revit versions 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 (both x64 and x86, all flavors such as Revit Architecture, Revit Structure, Revit MEP, Revit, and various Bundles). It helps organize Revit projects in many different and good ways. It provides various comprehensive... Continue reading
Revit .NET API 2017 introduces the Plane.CreateByNormalAndOrigin(XYZ norm, XYZ origin) static method, which seems to replace the old Plane.Plane(XYZ norm, XYZ origin) . Except for its name being so long this time (supposing its a benefit for API names), no any other benefits or changes at all. Oh! Does it... Continue reading
We recently spotted something on web about the Revit Entitlement API. Through reading it however, we kind of got it seemed to evangelize the REST API more than the Revit Entitlement API. "I made a small sample to demonstrate the usage in Revit 2016 and copy it below. You can... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Spaces Sequentially tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber spaces one by one following a numbering pattern such as Start Number, Increment and even Prefix/Suffix. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. Approach #1: One by One... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Areas Sequentially tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber areas one by one following a numbering pattern such as Start Number, Increment and even Prefix/Suffix. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. Approach #1: One by One... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Windows By Room tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber windows by the room that they are in according to some naming pattern. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. Rooms of Concern The Rooms of Concern... Continue reading
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The Update Room Numbers tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber all rooms from a particular one on. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. If the number start number is 1301 and the rightmost Stair room is picked... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Rooms Along Corridor tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber rooms along a corridor following numbering patterns such as Start Number, Increment and even Prefix/Suffix for rooms on the two sides of the corridor. When the ribbon button is clicked, the... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Rooms Sequentially tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber rooms one by one following a numbering pattern such as Start Number, Increment and even Prefix/Suffix. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. Approach #1: One by One... Continue reading
We spotted something on web recently. Its purpose was pretty good, to demonstrate using the entitlement API inside Revit 2016. "Revit 2016 has added two properties to help exchange store app publishers to check if the current user has purchased the given app or not." Through reading the code snippet,... Continue reading
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The ReNumber Doors By Room tool of the ReNumbers tool group in the Project Refinement toolset can help renumber doors by the room that they are in according to some naming pattern. When the ribbon button is clicked, the following window will appear. Rooms of Concern The Rooms of Concern... Continue reading