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iPhone Countdown App: New Update 3.1.0

We’ve made several changes to our free iPhone countdown app.  We’re also still working towards future updates – have an idea on how to make Countdown Days Since Days Until better?  Let us know.

Here’s what’s new in Version 3.1.0:

  • We’ve fixed a bug that occasionally caused a crash on older devices (iPhone 4 & iPhone 4S only).
  • Your event lists have a new look!
    • They now fill your screen and float above a teal background.
    • If you’ve purchased the Color & Effects Pack, and changed the default color, your background will change also!

iPhone Countdown App Events

    • The new background will also appear in other views throughout the app as well.

iPhone Countdown App Reminders

 

 

 

You can download the current version from the App Store.

Download on the App Store

 

Countdown Days Since Days Until: Version 3.0 Update!

We’ve just released a new version of Countdown Days Since, Days Until!

We’ve made several changes to both the iPhone & iPad versions of our free app.  We’re also still working towards future updates – have an idea on how to make Countdown Days Since Days Until better?  Let us know.

Here’s what’s new in Version 3.0.0:

  • We’ve added more ways to share your countdowns!
    • You can now post screenshots to Facebook.
    • You can now text your countdowns, including screenshots.
    • You also still have the ability to post to Facebook without a screenshot, tweet with a screenshot, tweet without a screenshot & e-mail your countdowns.

Post Countdowns to Facebook

  • Simplified setting a countdown’s date & time.  No more accidentally changing the date as you scroll.

Countdown Days Since

  • Added support for custom reminders.  You can now set custom alerts to notify you any number of days, weeks, months or years before or after your event!

Countdown Reminder

  • Optimized the countdown view to show more of your pictures.

countdown iphone

  • Event list now shows time in all formats!  If you change the time to display in weeks while viewing an event, it will show weeks in your event list.

Event List

  • Added icons to the settings view & other UI enhancements.

Countdown Settings

  • Added support for Push Notifications.  If you want to be notified of any in-app-purchase sales or app updates you can turn this on.  It’s OFF by default.
  • We’ve also fixed a few bugs.

 

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on future updates, provide feedback & get support.  Want to beta test?  Like us on Facebook and let us know.

 

You can download the current version from the App Store.

Download on the App Store

Countdown Days Since: How to Change the Time Format

The Countdown Days Since Days Until App for iOS can display time in seven different formats:

    • Seconds
    • Minutes
    • Hours
    • Days
    • Weeks
    • Months
    • Years

The default format is Days but you can easily change this for each event by swiping across (left or right) the time as shown below.

Countdown Days Since iPhone App

Each individual countdown automatically saves the format you choose so you can view one in weeks and months in another!

 

Type Catalog Generator Help

General Usage Instructions

Run this add-in and browse to a family (.rfa file) to create a type catalog for that family. You can run this add-in from any project.

Screenshots

Type Catalog Generator Screenshot

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Revit® Exchange has already installed the plug-in. You will need to restart Revit to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit Revit® if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Exchange, and select the ‘Uninstall’ button, or you can uninstall it from ‘Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features’ (Windows 7/8) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Known Issues

None.

Contact

Company Name: Joe Sferrazza
Company URL: www.appsbyjs.com
Support Contact: support@appsbyjs.com

Author/Company Information

Joe Sferrazza is the founder and current manager of Charlotte’s Revit User Group.

Support Information

E-mail support@revitusergroup.com

Text Case Tools Help

Case Check

– Checks all elements in the model from the following categories for compliance and allows you to easily convert their text to either all uppercase or all lowercase letters.

– Supported element types:

– Text Notes

– Room Names

– Level Names

– Sheet Names

– Sheet Numbers

– View Names

– View Title on Sheet parameter for views

Convert to Uppercase

– Converts the selected elements to all uppercase letters.

– This works on text notes, levels and rooms.  Selecting a room will update the room name and selecting levels will update the level name.

Convert to Lowercase

– Converts the selected elements to all lowercase letters.

– This works on text notes, levels and rooms.  Selecting a room will update the room name and selecting levels will update the level name.

Convert to Title Case

– Converts the selected elements to title case, which capitalizes the first letter of every word.

– This works on text notes, levels and rooms.  Selecting a room will update the room name and selecting levels will update the level name.

Convert to Sentence Case

– Converts the selected elements to sentence case.  which will only capitalize the first letter of each sentence.

– This works on text notes, levels and rooms.  Selecting a room will update the room name and selecting levels will update the level name.

 

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk® Revit® Exchange has already installed the plug-in. You will need to restart Revit to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit Revit if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Exchange, and select the ‘Uninstall’ button, or you can uninstall it from ‘Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features’ (Windows 7) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Known Issues

None

Contact

Company Name: Joe Sferrazza
Company URL: www.appsbyjs.com
Support Contact: support@appsbyjs.com

Author/Company Information

Joe Sferrazza is the founder and current manager of Charlotte’s Revit User Group.

Support Information

E-mail support@appsbyjs.com

Days Since (Countdown Days Since Days Until) – New Update

We’ve just released a new version of Countdown Days Since, Days Until!

We’ve made several changes to both the iPhone & iPad versions of the app.  We’re also still working towards future updates – have an idea on how to make Days Since better?  Let us know.

Countdown App Screenshot

What’s new in version 2.2.0:

  • You can now attach notes to your countdowns; they can be any text (including emoticons) that you wish to attach to an event. Add & edit notes by:
      • Opening your event
      • Tapping ‘Edit’
      • Tapping ‘Notes’ (just below your background image)
      • When finished just tap ‘Edit Event’ to go back; your note will automatically be saved.

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  • Added more ways to share: You can now e-mail and tweet screenshots!

Days Since - Sharing Menu Screenshot

  • Added additional app font colors, 21 to choose from! (Color & Effects Pack)

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  • Added additional snow colors, 30 to choose from! (Make it Snow Pack) 

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  • Fixed a calculation bug for events prior to 1946. Did you know you can count up from events as early as 1/1/1?! 

 

  • Added a new default background image. 

Days Since - Rainbow Screenshot

  • Added links to our Facebook and Twitter pages. 
    • We’ve just launched them, Like & Follow us using the links above!
    • Everyone who likes our Facebook page will be eligible to win a free extras pack!

 

  • Other minor UI changes.
    • New black navigation bar at the top of the screen
    • Subtle texture added to Settings & Edit Event views
    • New Share button (replacing the Facebook button)
    • Removed shadows from event title text
    • The first time an event is opened, the time format is scrolled to remind the user they can change it.

     

  • Performance Improvements
    • Reduced memory footprint

User Group App Customization

Did you know you can add your group to our User Group App?

Just connect with us and we’ll do all the legwork.  The app is highly customizable and we can add your group quicker than you probably think. Once you’re group is setup you have full control over it’s content; you can add new meetings, update your logo or add members at any time!

 

Want your own separate app in the App Store?  We can do that too.  Contact us for more information.

 

User Group App
Customizing the home screen (Click to enlarge)

 

Customizing the Meeting List
Customizing the Meeting List

 

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Meeting Details (Click to enlarge)

 

 

Want to learn more?  Contact Us

 

 

User Group App – New Update Available for the iPhone & iPad

An update for our User Group App is available!  The official Charlotte Revit User Group App has been completely redesigned for iOS 7 and lets you:

  • View information on past and future meetings
  • RSVP to upcoming meetings & check your RSVP status
  • Add meetings to your iPhone or iPad calendar
  • Get directions to the meeting location
  • Share meetings through e-mail, Facebook and Twitter
  • Browse local jobs & firms using the Revit
  • Stay up to date on Revit by browsing popular Revit news feeds and blogs

It can also be used for other groups!  Contact us for details.

 

User Group App - Landing View

User Group App - Meeting Details

User Group App - Meeting Details

 

Download it now, it’s FREE!

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Days Since – New Update!

Apple just approved the latest release of Countdown Days Since, Days Until!

 

What’s new in version 2.1.2:

  • We’ve added a subtle, iOS 7 style, motion effect when viewing a countdown!
    • This is the same effect you see with your app icons on your home screen.
    • Tilt your device while viewing a countdown to try it out!

 

  • We’ve fixed a bug that prevented a checkmark from appearing next to ‘Remind Me at Event’