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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Batch Add Shared Parameters From a Text File with Dynamo

From the DATA|SHAPES website:

BATCH ADD SHARED PARAMETERS FROM .TXT FILE WITH UI.MULTIPLEINPUTFORM ++

By Mostafa El Ayoubi
December 11, 2017

Adding shared parameters to a project is often a pain because you can’t batch add them through Revit’s user interface.

There are a couple of workarounds online that do the job just fine, like adding them using the “Transfert project standards” function. There are also great nodes from Archi-Lab to create/add shared parameters.

But, I decided that I’d offer an alternative that allows you to use the “.txt” shared parameters file and gives a simple user interface, where you can pick the parameters you’re interested in and set the categories the parameters are bound to. It’s important to be able to refer to a “.txt” file because it’s the only way to ensure the parameters will have the same GUID, and that they will actually be “shared”.

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