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Monday, November 4, 2019

Wall Joins Plus

From the Autodesk App Store:

This AddIn gives direct control over the wall join order.

It's intended for use with complex wall joins where the standard UI interface is inefficient. It is especially useful with stacked walls, where there are a very large number of order permutations.


ManufactOn BIM360 Connector

From the Autodesk App Store:

ManufactOn is a SaaS (mobile/web) platform that helps construction firms plan, track and manage both prefabrication and regular material handling. The platform helps optimize the prefabrication process from detailing, fabrication and QA in the shop, through storage and delivery to the jobsite. It provides complete visibility and better control for all stakeholders in the process including: coordinators, detailers, procurement, shop foremen, field superintendents and project leaders.

ManufactOn's Autodesk® Revit® plugin allows users to connect model elements to the ManufactOn construction supply chain management platform. Users can publish prefab packages, associate model elements to the package and track the progress through planning, coordination, detailing, manufacturing, QA through delivery.  Downstream integration with Autodesk® BIM 360® online model viewing will allow project teams to instantly visualize their material stream, status, and key dates all in a rich, 3D model environment.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Roundup – For Oct 14-20, 2019, New and Updated Revit-Related Add-Ins on the Autodesk App Store

Revit

New

ViewTypeOrganization
The Project Browser arranges and manages the views. Easily create view parameters and apply them to views | USD 1.90/M
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About This Version: Version 10.11.9365, 10/15/2019 – License release

VisibilityGraphicEdit
Easily modify Visibility/Graphic Overrides of the view. Copies Visibility/Graphic Overrides of the current view to another views | USD 1.90/M
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About This Version: Version 10.11.9365, 10/15/2019 – License release

Updated

UL SPOT app for Autodesk® Revit®
The UL SPOT app for Autodesk® Revit® is an add-in that enables Revit users to access product data from UL SPOT, the source for product sustainability information and Detailed Product Information | Free
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About This Version: Version 1.1.0.1063, 10/18/2019 – The UL SPOT App provides direct access SPOT (spot.ul.com), the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information. Updated published information and a few performance updates. Support for Revit 2020

Free Export to Excel for BIM 360

From the Autodesk App Store:

This application demonstrates how to extract Autodesk® Revit® data on your BIM 360 account into an Excel spreadsheet. It also provides source code to demonstrate how to perform 3-legged OAuth to BIM360, how to create an extension into the 3D viewer and finally, example code to export Autodesk data, like Revit, into an Excel compatible file.

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ViewTypeOrganization

From the Autodesk App Store:

The Project Browser arranges and manages the views.

Easily create view parameters and apply them to views.

View parameters and use them in Project Browser.


VisibilityGraphicEdit

From the Autodesk App Store:

Easily modify Visibility/Graphic Overrides of the view.

Save the override properties and apply them to the category.

Copies Visibility/Graphic Overrides of the current view to other views.


Sunday, October 20, 2019

Deploy UNIFI's Project Analytics, Get BIM Content Free!

From the announcement:




Has your team been slowed down by long sync times or even model crashes? Poor model health and quality can lead to a number of issues that waste time and money.  With UNIFI’s Project Analytics solution, our customers tell us they are enabled to:
  • Monitor your models for common issues and anomalies with diagnostics.
  •  Identify issues before they become serious problems.
  • Set health indicators with customizable alerts.
  • Manage Revit warnings and categories by urgency.
  • Drill down into the specific issues and related users for swift corrective action.
  • Utilize easy-to-read dashboards.
  • Get real-time data, that updates with every sync to central.

Ideate Software Planning Special Incentives for BIM Professionals at AU 2019

From the press release:

San Francisco, CA, October 18, 2019 – Ideate Software, an Autodesk Authorized Developer and Autodesk Developer Network member, is offering several incentives to encourage Autodesk® Revit® software users to visit their booth at Autodesk University in Las Vegas on November 19-21, 2019.

“With thousands of BIM professionals in attendance, AU is an ideal place for us to discuss the industry’s workflow challenges,” said Glynnis Patterson, Director of Software Development. “When applicable, we will demonstrate how our applications address those challenges. We will also look for ideas for future software developments that answer the needs of AECO professionals.”

Revit users are encouraged to stop by booth AE490 to get demonstrations of all Ideate Software solutions that aid in accessing, managing, controlling, finding, and filtering Revit data. The demonstrations will include the significant fall 2019 updates to Ideate BIMLink and IdeateApps, many of which directly respond to customer requests, as well as demonstrations of the new Ideate StyleManager, launched in June of this year.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Ridiculously Over-Sized Roundup – For Jul 22 - Oct 13, 2019, New and Updated Revit-Related Add-Ins on the Autodesk App Store

Revit

New

SetWorkplanePoint
Set Workplane in a variety of ways. Move the Workplane to the pick a point or offset it by the specified distance | USD 1.90/M
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About This Version: Version 10.11.9365, 10/10/2019 – License release.

BIM_SOFT_Tool_Package_V_17,18,19,20
This application contains 12 useful tools to facilitate work in Autodesk® Revit® | USD 20.00/Y
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About This Version: Version 1.0.0, 10/1/2019 – First release.

Section on Element
Create Section view parallel or perpendicular to selected element | USD 2.00
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About This Version: Version 1.0, 9/30/2019 – Initial release.

SetWorkplanePoint

From the Autodesk App Store:

Set Workplane into the face/a point and edge/3 point/normal-line.

Move the Workplane to the pick a point or offset it by the specified distance.

On some surfaces, you can create a work plan.



Define Clash Tests for Navisworks – Import Clash Tests from Excel

From the Autodesk App Store:

Instead of defining Autodesk® Navisworks® clash tests manually, one by one, this app automatically defines Navisworks clash tests from a Clash Matrix CSV file.

A clash Matrix Excel file should be a part of your company's standards, and should be utilized for your projects.

If two test names in the Excel file match the defined Navisworks search set names, it creates a clash test for you. You can define the clash tolerance by editing the value between a column and a row in the Excel template file provided with the app.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

BIM SOFT Tool Package

From the Autodesk App Store:

This application contains 12 useful tools to facilitate work in Autodesk® Revit®.

Convert Text Case

The tool is designed to modify the text case for the "Text Notes category" in Revit.

This function will enhance working with text in Revit. It will help the user to change the text case for the “Text Notes category “ to be (Upper case, Lower case, Sentence case, and Title Case).

Upgrade Files

This tool will upgrade previous versions of Revit files to the latest Revit format. The tool can upgrade families, template files, and project files.

This will reduce the time used in upgrading the manually. It will save a lot of lost time.

Centralized families cannot be upgraded to the latest version of Revit.

A different folder path needs to be selected to save the upgraded files.

Export Link Path To Excel

This tool is designed to export a Revit link file's path to Excel.

It's very useful, especially for large projects with many links.

You can also use it to check the linked file's paths.

Batch Update Thumbnail (Preview Icons) for Family

From the Autodesk App Store:

Your Autodesk® Revit® Family library might contain a thousand Families. Usually they have many types of thumbnail icon styles (preview images). This makes it hard to search them visually.

This app has been created to help you to standardize your Revit Library with your custom option with just one click.

Some main feature of the add-in:
  • Add multiple Revit families by folder or files
  • Option to set view orientation
  • Option to set view detail level, graphic display, background setting
  • Options to hide dimension, reference line, reference plane, levels, connectors, light sources, host elements and imported categories
  • Smooth lines with anti-liaising
  • 2D plan views for selected Categories
  • Upgrade families from older version
  • Add suffix, prefix for family name

Thumbnail Setting

Batch Create Central Files

From the Autodesk App Store:

This add-in will help you to batch create multiple Autodesk® Revit® Central Files from multiple normal Revit models for your collaboration work.

Main function of the add-in:
  • Add multiple files
  • Add multiple workset names 
  • Add prefix and suffix for output Revit Central models 

Main User Interface

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Section on Element

From the Autodesk App Store:

Create section view parallel or perpendicular to selected element.

The following options are available:
  • Pick a point on any linear element (even in a linked file) to create a section view
  • Specify view scale, type and assign a view template to the new section view
  • Select section orientation to element
  • Specify section view extents from element
  • Open the new section after creation

Settings Form.