Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ideate Explorer for Revit Spring 2017 Updates

From the press release:



Ideate Software Releases Updates to Ideate Explorer for Revit

San Francisco, CA, 05/09/2017Ideate Software, a veteran Autodesk Developer Network
member, announced today that it has released its spring 2017 versions Ideate Explorer for
Revit, which include the new 2018 version and enhancements to the features of Ideate Explorer
2017 and 2016. These solutions are designed to work with Autodesk® Revit® 2015, 2016, and
2017, and the timing of the updates aligns with the Autodesk launch of Revit 2018.
Ideate Explorer is a powerful Revit model management tool. With it, Revit users automatically
search for, filter, quantify, index, and select any and all elements—even ‘missing’ and hard to
find ones—in a current view or an entire Revit file.

“We developed many of these improvements in response to customer comments about
challenges they face while working in complex building information models,” said Glynnis
Patterson, director of software development, Ideate Software. “I thank everyone who has
provided feedback so far and encourage others to do the same. It’s because of you that we
continue to meet the evolving needs of the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner

Enhancements in these latest versions that save time, increase accuracy, improve project
deliverables, and elevate design include:
  • New Workflows
    • Family Editing changes make it easy for users to determine whether a Reference is strong or insignificant
    • Nested Element and Model Group data changes let users easily exclude nested elements or groups from a selection set, so they can review and edit other properties
  • New Save and Load selection sets buttons give users easy access to Revit software’s saved selection tools, enhancing auditing and QC processes
  • Improved Revit multi-stair object (2018 only)
  • Ability to use Ideate Explorer with Perspective View (2018 only)

“Once again, we released our updates the same month as Autodesk. We are committed to this
timing, so our customers can benefit from the advancements as soon as possible and get a
maximum return on their software investment,” said Bob Palioca, president, Ideate Software.

Ideate Explorer for Revit carries a five-star rating on the Autodesk App Store and is available
with a non-commercial free trial. Download the trial today. For more information on Ideate
Explorer for Revit 2018, call 888.662.7238 or contact For support,

About Ideate Software

Ideate Software allows Revit users to have unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer for Revit, and Ideate Sticky were all developed to solve persistent problems in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

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Ideate Explorer is brought to you by Ideate Software. It's priced starting at 395.00 USD.

There's more information available on the Ideate Software website.

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