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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Award-Winning Kiwi Codes Bonus Tools Add-in Gets New Tools!

In the 5 months since I last wrote about Bonus Tools, Kiwi Codes has added several new tools and options to their award-winning add-in.

From the Kiwi Codes website...

January 17, 2015

Copy Areas
  • Copy Areas between Area Schemes.
  • There is no way to Copy Areas between Area Schemes within Revit.
  • This tool copies (recreates) Areas by:
    • Choosing the selection set, current selection or view.
    • Selecting the Areas Scheme type.
    • Selecting the destination View.
  • Note: if there are no area boundary lines in the destination view, then expect 'Area is not in a properly enclosed region' warnings.

November 22, 2014

Ribbon Settings – Multiple Ribbons and name your panels
  • View and change the Ribbon Settings.
  • Select the tools you want to see on the Ribbon and re-order them to suit you.



SheetEMup
  • Duplicate a sheet and select the views.
  • Quickly duplicate a sheet multiple times by:
    • Selecting from a list of current sheets, the one to duplicate.
    • Choosing to either duplicate the existing views or selecting from a list of project views to place on the new sheets. If the selected view is already on a view it will also be duplicated.

Renumber Parameter
  • Renumber any Text, Integer, Number or Length Parameter.
  • Quickly renumber parameters by:
    • Selecting a category
    • Selecting a parameter to renumber
    • Choosing an increment
    • Choosing a prefix and suffix

Highlight 3D Elements
  • Highlight 3D elements across a project.
  • Highlight 3D elements according to parameter values.

Convert Areas or Rooms To Mass
  • Quickly convert Areas or Rooms To Mass by:
  • Selecting Areas  or Rooms as the starting point
  • Choosing to create all forms in one family or one family per each form
  • Choosing Generic Model or Mass as the base family
    • If Mass family you can choose to create the project levels within the family
  • Selecting the Phase for Rooms
  • Selecting the output location for the families
  • Selecting the Areas or Rooms from a list
  • Modifying the height (in bulk by right clicking)

Location Point
  • Add a families location point to a parameter.
  • Quickly add a families location point to a parameter in bulk by:
  • Selecting a Category
  • Choosing your selection set
    • Current View
    • Current Selection
    • Entire Project
  • Choosing the base point to use
    • Relative
    • Survey
    • Project
  • Choosing a parameter to place the XYZ coordinate or
  • Choosing a separate parameter for each Z, Y & Z coordinate

Room/Area Point
  • Centre the Room/Area location points.
  • Quickly centre Rooms or Areas location points by:
  • Selecting Areas or Rooms as the starting point
  • Choosing your selection set
    • Current View
    • Current Selection
    • Entire Project.

Import/Export Points
  • Import/Export location points.
  • Quickly Import families to a specified location point by:
    • Selecting a family type.
    • Selecting a comma separated text file with XYZ coordinates with optional rotation.
    • Choosing the base point to use:
      • Relative.
      • Survey.
      • Project.
  • Quickly Export location points by:
    • Choosing your selection set:
      • Current View.
      • Current Selection.
      • Entire Project.
    • Choosing the base point to use:
      • Relative.
      • Survey.
      • Project.
    • Selecting a Category.

Bonus Tools is brought to you by Kiwi Codes Solutions Ltd, and is priced at USD 35.00 per standalone license or USD 40.00 per network license.

Bonus tools may be purchased on the Kiwi Codes website, or on the Autodesk Exchange Apps website.


Related:
The Award-Winning Kiwi Codes Bonus Tools Add-in for Revit Now Includes 46 Tools!
KiwiCodes Bonus Tools Add-in - Over 30 Time Saving Tools for Autodesk Revit!

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