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Friday, November 16, 2018

Guardian – Automate Consistency Re Imported Parameters & Parameters in Families, Plus Prevent Certain Actions

From the Iconic BIM website:

Automate your consistency.

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Auto Dimension Structure Column and Grid

From the Autodesk App Store:

The “Auto Dimension Column and grid Tool” is an Autodesk® Revit® Add-On that aims to the automatic dimension between grid and column with offsets from column and dimension type which the user can specify.

Instead of wasting time in dimensioning each face of the column with the nearest grid or axis you can easily select all columns and grids needed. With only one click all dimensions from the face of each column to the nearest grid are placed.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Column Auto Spot Coordinate

From the Autodesk App Store:

The “Rectangular Column auto spot coordination Tool” is an Autodesk® Revit® add-on that aims to the automatic spot coordinates for a column with a specific location for bend point.

Instead of wasting time to coordinate each edge of the column you can easily select all columns needed and with only one click all coordinates for each edge of the column will be placed within a second.


Raken for BIM 360

From the Autodesk App Store:

Raken provides innovative mobile technology to streamline field workflows for construction workers. Raken's "digital toolbox" connects the field to the office with daily reports, time cards, project insights, photo management, and more. With the Autodesk® BIM360® integration, all daily reports/photos/files captured within Raken are automatically synced into the BIM 360 Project Files folder.  The user simply has to enable the integration from BIM360 settings, log in to Raken, and enable/authenticate the connection from our integrations page.

With the integration, the user can leverage Raken to capture dailies, time cards, photos, etc and use BIM 360 for all other workflows such as RFI's, submittals, change orders, drawings, etc.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Week That Was in Revit Add-ons for November 5-11, 2018

New

From the Autodesk App Store, we posted about Macaw for searching, grouping and editing keynotes, the free My Notebook for cloud-based model notes, PassivLink Lite for exporting to Passive House Planning Package (PHPP), and the free SheetLink – for synchronizing model data with spreadsheets.

Updates

From around the Internet, we posted about the free Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools for Revit v7, which have new features and a new look, and about the individual tools:

We also posted about Lumion 9.

Roundup – for Nov 5-11, 2018, New and Updated Revit Add-Ins on the Autodesk App Store

The week of November 5, 2018 was a moderately busy one for Revit-related add-ins on the Autodesk App Store. Three new add-ins were published and just five were updated.
New

My Notebook
A cloud based Autodesk® Revit® Add-in to add and share your notes along with the Revit model | Free
☆☆ (0 reviews)
About This Version: Version 1.0.2, 11/9/2018 – First Release.

Macaw
An advanced keynote table that allows searching, filtering and editing keynotes within Autodesk® Revit® application. Note: The edition of Keynote table in the free version of this app is limited | Trial
☆☆ (0 reviews)
About This Version: Version 0.1, 11/9/2018 – Initial version.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Free SheetLink – Synchronize Model Data with Spreadsheets

From the DiRoots website:

SheetLink. Revit Plugin Release 4.

SheetLink is a free Autodesk Revit plugin developed by DiRoots that allows you to synchronize the model data back and forth between Autodesk Revit and spreadsheets.

This is probably the fastest import/export data plugin for Revit in the market right now! As an example, it exports all the door’s data (100 Revit families) in one second only!



Macaw – Search, Group and Edit Keynotes

From the Autodesk App Store:

Macaw is an Autodesk® Revit® add-in which displays the keynotes within the existing keynote table and allows for searching, grouping and editing keynotes directly within keynote application.

Here is the  short list of Macaw features :
  • Ability to search the keynote table using keywords.
  • Creating filtered keynotes and saving them as grouped make the browsing the large tables much easier.
  • Replacing already made keynotes in the model with the new ones in the table.
  • Ability to undo the modification of keynote table


Free My Notebook – Cloud-Based Model Notes

From the Autodesk App Store:

My Notebook is a cloud-based Autodesk® Revit® add-in that helps you to take notes right inside the Revit Model. Since notes are saved in a cloud, when you share your model, the notes are automatically transferred.


Friday, November 9, 2018

Free Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools for Revit v7 – New Features and a New Look

From the Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools website:

Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools for Revit 
New Features for Version 7 

Introduction

The Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools for Revit are a suite of Revit add-ins that are designed to support a data driven workflow leveraging the power of the Revit model as
a database.

The suite of four original tools, Classification Manager, Model Checker and
Configurator, and the COBie Extension, have recently been updated with a unifying
look, more features, and user input to make assigning, validating, and sharing BIM data
easier.


This [post] will detail the new features that have been incorporated into the tools with
this new release, Version 7.

Free Autodesk COBie Extension for Revit v7

From the Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools website:

COBie Extension

1. Updated user interface elements and layout have been applied for ease and consistency.

2. The help fly-outs have new links to multiple resources and are accessible on all the tool’s windows.


Free Autodesk Model Checker Configurator v7

From the Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools website:

Configurator 

1. Updated user interface elements and layout have been applied for ease and consistency.

2. The help fly-outs have new links to multiple resources and are accessible on all the tool’s windows.


3. The “Setup” or “Open” dialog box has been redesigned and applied to all the tools making it easier to understand the functions of each section and easier adoption.

Free Autodesk Model Checker for Revit v7

From the Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools website:

Model Checker 

General 

1. The nomenclature and naming of elements in the Model Checker were thoroughly reviewed and updated to try to avoid confusion between the tools and Revit and to make understanding the structure of checkset easier.

2. Updated user interface elements and layout have been applied for ease and consistency.

3. The help fly-outs have new links to multiple resources and are accessible on all the tool's windows.


Free Autodesk Classification Manager for Revit v7

From the Autodesk BIM Interoperability Tools website:

Classification Manager

General

1. Updated user interface elements and layout have been applied for ease and consistency.

2. The help fly-outs have new links to multiple resources and are accessible on all the tool’s windows.


Thursday, November 8, 2018

PassivLink Lite – Export to Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

From the Autodesk App Store:

Passivlink is the Autodesk® Revit® add-in that exports data directly to PHPP, saving heaps of time and money to Passivhaus designers.

Imagine all the things you could do if you just focused your expertise on priorities such as design and careful execution.

PassivLink main benefits are:

1. SAVES TIME:

PassivLink exports data directly to PHPP.

All the information is exported exactly on the right cell, by just clicking one icon.

2. LETS YOU FOCUS ON DESIGN:

PassivLink allows you to avoid repetitive tasks, increasing your satisfaction and boosting your productivity.