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VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« on: Aug 11, 2019, 08:51:22 PM »
The VDC Revit Beta currently includes four features. Item Properties, Item Numbers, Auto Segment, and Auto Parameters. If you're using Fabrication in Revit, please give it a try and let me know what you think! I'd really appreciate your feedback.

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #1 on: Aug 12, 2019, 04:12:38 PM »
Looks good but,

In Revit 2019.2 ITEM PROPERTIES AND NUMBER ITEMS doesn't work
In Revit 2020 NUMBER ITEMS doesn't work

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #2 on: Aug 12, 2019, 04:21:17 PM »
Thanks for the report. Have you tried toggling Item Properties from the Ribbon? Did you tag the Items?

If that's not the issue, would you mind sharing the Revit files you're testing with?
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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #3 on: Aug 13, 2019, 01:38:09 AM »
Confirmed. Aloisiarai, I really appreciate your help with this. The links were outdated and have been updated.
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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #4 on: Aug 16, 2019, 12:10:36 PM »
I like what you have done.

Couple things.

Price point of finished software?

I really like the renumber tool, but I like to have prefix and suffix options. (unless I am just not seeing them).

The big add I would like to see is an equivalent the fabrication Mapfilter tool.

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #5 on: Aug 16, 2019, 01:17:00 PM »
Thank you sir. I did give prefix/suffix some thought but I could definitely use some feedback. Generally in my experience prefix/suffix has been used to display floor, area, or maybe fitting type. In those cases we can combine parameters in tags and schedules. I'm all ears however.

I like the idea of a Revit MAP Filter. Revit Filters are pretty good, but leave much to be desired in comparison. We could certainly do better, but since much of our Fabrication Data doesn't even exist in Revit, I'm not sure we could achieve anything near as good as the real MAP Filter. I'd still like to do something for that though.

For now the price is free and will remain so for a while. I need feedback to make it better. I really appreciate it. The Number Tool for example will likely always be free. Whatever I say here that isn't an exact number could be misinterpreted. It will not be expensive, I should at least say that.

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #6 on: Aug 16, 2019, 03:36:04 PM »
I have started getting an error message when I open a revit family for editing.

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #7 on: Aug 16, 2019, 03:47:53 PM »
Thank you! Will get that fixed ASAP.

EDIT:
This error has been fixed and the download links have been updated.

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Re: VDC REVIT Beta for Revit 2019 & 2020
« Reply #8 on: Sep 13, 2019, 12:21:57 PM »
Thanks, I am finding this very useful.
Especially being able to quickly change things in the properties palette, like status, or connector.