Sunday, June 30, 2019

Family Names v2.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

Family Names has a simple yet intuitive design, you can rename families as simple as double clicking in the table and pressing save.

Family Names offers other features such as adding prefixes or suffices, find and replace.

You can easily change names from excel by saving the table in excel, changing the names there and importing the excel back in the app.
With family names you can also define rules to validate you desing names. You can also use a special composer designed to combine parameter values with the actual name so that naming is more suggestive.

Compose names using parameter information

Show columns with parameter information

Find and replace text in names

Add Prefix and suffix

Validation will show invalidated names in red,
validated names in green, and not checked in black

Validation rules category assignments

Select a category to show only families with that category

Select a category to show only families with that category

Family Types Naming

Read Help Document

About This Version

Version 2.0.0, 6/18/2019
  • This version brings a new UI design that offers a more fluid and clean display.
  • The validation section has been redesigned with multiple information and a more intuitive approach to make the creating of validation rules easier.
  • The new features added are:
    • A new section that offers you the possibility to extend the table with information extracted from the families/family types parameters.
    • A new section that allows you to compose a name using the new columns with parameter information alongside with the actual name
    • A Refresh button to get the latest updates from Revit without closing the app

Family Names is brought to you by DIGITTECK. It's priced at $29.00 US.

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017.

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