Thursday, January 7, 2016

Copy/Combine (Text Parameters)

From the Autodesk App Store...

This tool is designed to copy text parameters data between Autodesk® Revit® elements, it also can combine text parameter information from more than one parameter and join it in another text parameter additionally, and it can add separators between the combined text parameter data.

For example: if you have four text parameter (A, B, C, D)
D= (empty parameter)

You can copy the data from any parameter to parameter.
You can combine the data into parameter “D”.
“D” = I’m using BIM
You can combine the parameters data and add separators between parameter.
“D”= I’m-using-BIM
Also you can add prefix or suffix to the text data in parameter “D”.

About This Version
Version 1.0.0, 1/7/2016
Initial Release

The Copy/Combine (Text Parameters) add-ins is brought to you by BIM SOFT and is priced at 5.00 USD. There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store.

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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Roundup – New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store for the Week of December 27, 2015

This New Years week, just a single add-in was updated on the Autodesk App Store – Cable Tray Hangers by BIM SOFT.


Cable Tray Hangers
OS: Win32 and 64
This tool is designed to automatically place cable tray supports along the cable tray | $5.00
About This Version: Version 1.1.1, The tool will change the hanger offset due to the change in Cable Tray offset. The user can choose to enter the distance between hangers in mm or inches. If the Cable Tray moved the hanger will follow the Cable Tray. To apply the above select the desired Cable Tray - run the tool-click update/close button.

Well, that was easy. :)