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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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Thank you very much for the test, tip and insight. You are perfect! (y)
With comments from dear Yna D. again, it's verified that the behavior was caused by the length unit is millimeter but area square meters and volume cubic meters. Changing the length unit to meter or making the Length value bigger such as 5000 mm would make the behavior return to... Continue reading
Dear Mario, sorry for the late response. Typepad system was under maintenance or upgrade in the past days, we believe, thus did not allow to make or reply comments. In terms of the question, we are not so sure at this moment. Maybe you could post the question to some API forums to get back responses quickly and hopefully more relevant.
Dear Yna D. thanks a lot. Yes, the length unit is mm in the test model. Changing it to m or making the length much bigger made the behavior normal. A coming post will clarify about it. Best regards.
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In the previous post, we reported a fatal error about Revit global parameters. Reader Yna D. confirmed it and hinted that some Revit builds might behave different and adding prefix/suffix to the parameter names might also work, so we did some more testing in Revit 2019, on which platform we... Continue reading
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A fatal problem with Revit Global Parameter was found when we tested the improved builds of Revit Parameter Organizer 2019. In fact, the problem has been there with early versions of Revit as well, as we remember. It looks that Revit Global Parameter allows formulas, but not really. It allow... Continue reading
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It was known that Revit does not allow unknown groups of Shared Parameters in SPF at all, but would still associate the bad SPF with itself. Here is such a SPF. # This is a Revit shared parameter file. # Do not edit manually. *META VERSION MINVERSION META 2 1... Continue reading
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It was found that Revit loads and bounds bad shared parameters from the associated SPF. Here is such an example. # This is a Revit shared parameter file. # Do not edit manually. *META VERSION MINVERSION META 2 1 *GROUP ID NAME GROUP 1 TEST *PARAM GUID NAME DATATYPE DATACATEGORY... Continue reading
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Revit SPF Organizer 2019 has been released. It includes SPF Explorer, SPF Editor and SPF Viewer. They are all standalone, not depending on Revit, Notepad, or Excel. They help explore, edit and view Revit shared parameters and their files on disk. All kinds of Parameter Types and Family Types (Categories)... Continue reading
Hi Rita, thanks for the interest. The latest version of RevitNetAddinWizard can be found from the following web page. http://netspiderstudio.com/pay/index.html Please click the RAIN Wizards 2017 link to find the RevitNetAddinWizard2017 which works with Visual Studio 2017.
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The Flip Doors All at Once tool within the Flippers group from the Project Refinement tool-set can help flip all selected doors at once as opted. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool asks for what factors to flip. If the OK button is pressed, the tool will flip... Continue reading
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The Reposition Viewports tool within the Adjusters group from the Project Process tool-set can help reposition viewports on different sheets so that their left bottom position, for example, will all be around a similar spot. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool asks to pick some sheets. If the... Continue reading
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The Align Viewports tool within the Adjusters group from the Project Process tool-set can help align multiple viewports horizontally or vertically on the current sheet. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool asks to pick some viewports to be aligned. In case the following three vewports on left are... Continue reading
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The Elements Auto-Joiner tool within the Adjusters group from the Project Process tool-set can help join geometries of element kinds of concern automatically in the scope of the current model. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool asks for what categories to concern. All of these categories can be... Continue reading
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The Joined-But-Not-Intersected Finder tool of the Finders group in the Project Process tool-set can help find all Joined-But-Not-Intersected elements in the model. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool will search for those Joined-But-Not-Intersected elements. A progress bar will show up. After a while, the tool will report if... Continue reading
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The Detached Walls Finder tool of the Finders group in the Project Process tool-set can help find all detached walls in the model. After the ribbon button is clicked, the tool asks for what detachments to concern. After some proper options are set and the OK button clicked, the tool... Continue reading
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Duplicate Sheet for Views/Legend/Schedule tool in the Duplicators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help duplicate a sheet multiple times for one or two views and legends/schedules on the sheet. After the button is clicked, the tools asks to pick a major view and a secondary view on the... Continue reading
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Elements Offsetter tool in the Project Refinement tool-set can help offset multiple elements either standalone or hosted. When the ribbon button is clicked, the tool will ask for what elements to offset. If some pieces of furniture are selected as follows, for example a simple input box will collect the... Continue reading
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Clean Up Files tool in the Purgers tool group of the Project Cleanup tool-set can help clean up various elements and types from many external files. When the ribbon button is clicked, the tool will ask for what files to care about. Next, it asks for what to be cleaned... Continue reading
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Clean Up Current Model tool in the Purgers tool group of the Project Cleanup tool-set can help clean up various elements and types from the current model as opted. When the ribbon button is clicked, the tool will ask for what to be cleaned up from the current model. If... Continue reading
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Batch Purge Files tool in the Purgers tool group of the Project Cleanup tool-set can help completely purge multiple external project files all at once, behaving exactly the same as opening each project manually into Revit, running Revit Purge a few times, saving the model, and repeating the whole process... Continue reading
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Purge Current Model tool in the Purgers tool group of the Project Cleanup tool-set can help completely purge the current model, behaving exactly the same as done a few times by Revit itself. When the ribbon button is clicked, an alert box shows what will be done next. If the... Continue reading
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Schedules Creator tool in the Creators group of the Project Setup tool-set can help create multiple schedules at once with various options such as discipline, categories, schedule types, and phases, and most importantly flexible naming convention. After the button is clicked, the main dialog will appear as follows. The Discipline/Type/Template... Continue reading
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The Cleanup Unused Line Styles tool in the Cleanup Unused tool group of the Project Cleanup tool-set can help clean up unused line styles from the current model. When the ribbon button is clicked, an information box will appear to report if there were unused line styles in the model... Continue reading
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The Import Plan Views tool in the Ex/Import group of the Project Refinement tool-set can help import data of some plan views from an external file of format .txt or .csv into the current model. A such file will be asked to be picked first. Then the .txt or .csv... Continue reading