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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

Revit Add-in: Revit Type Catalog Generator

Type Catalog Generator Icon

We’ve released another app to the Autodesk Exchange App Store! This Revit Type Catalog Generator takes the hassle out of creating type catalogs for your family library.

 

An easy to use tool to generate type catalogs for any family in your library.

  • This add-in does all the work, correctly formatting CSV files and ensuring valid values are entered.
  • Open and edit existing type catalogs.
  • Choose which parameters to include.
  • Automatically saves the type catalog to the correct location.

 

Revit Type Catalog Generator

 

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Revit Add-in: Sheet Tools

Sheet Tools Icon

We’ve released another Revit Add-in to the Autodesk Exchange App Store!  This app contains two tools.

Sheet Importer

  • Creates sheets or sheet placeholders in your project from sheets created in a linked Revit® model.
  • Use this to “sync” sheet lists between models.
  • If a sheet name in a linked model changes, the next time this command is run the sheet in your model is updated.
  • This add-in never deletes sheets in your model.

Sheet Importer Preview

Sheet Creator

  • Creates one or more sheets at a time with options to:
    • Set the sheet name and number (so you don’t have to rename it later)
    • Set the drawn by parameter of the sheet
    • Set the sheet’s date
    • Use the most common titleblock in the current project
    • Create multiple sheets at a time

Sheet Creator

 

 

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Revit Add-in: Text Case Tools

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.

 

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Revit Add-in: Easily Upload Models to an FTP site

 

We’ve released a new Revit add-in to the Autodesk Exchange Store!

 

This easy to use tool takes the hassle out of packaging and uploading your models to an FTP site.

  • eTransmit Central Models
  • Store multiple ftp sites, so you can quickly switch back and forth
  • Set linked CAD and Revit files to a relative path and optionally include them in your upload
  • Zip linked files and the Revit model into a single archive

 

 

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