Get More with Revit with IMAGINiT Utilities for Revit Q&A

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Q: ­Do you have to be a software subscriber for the free utilities or a member of the CAD Club training? ­

A: ­If you have your Autodesk subscription through IMAGINiT, you are entitled to the utilities at no cost.  If you don’t have your Autodesk subscription through IMAGINiT, the tools are available for purchase. 

Subscriber download: https://www.imaginit.com/Support/utilities-request

Free Trial download: http://rww.force.com/software/RWW_Software_Trial_Request

CAD Club Academy is no longer available to purchase, but IMAGINiT offers other training programs.  You can learn more here.  https://www.imaginit.com/training/options/overview

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Q: ­I see you’re using 2020, are these tools available for 2019 or 2018? ­

A: 10 new tools were added to the 2020 release of IMAGINiT Utilities for Revit, but they work with all versions from 2016-2020 except for Fabrication Parts which is compatible from 2017-2020

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Q: ­is this a standalone subscription or network for multiple users? ­

A: ­Network and Standalone versions are available.  ­

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Q: ­Do we need to download the latest utility file to have all the new functions to show up­

A: Yes, you can download the latest release of the IMAGINiT utilities at https://www.imaginit.com/Support/utilities-request

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Q: ­Legend Creator. Does it included doors, windows, etc. if they are not being used in the model, but in the browser. ­

A: ­Yes, the legend creator does include what is in the browser even if it is not used in the model so you may need to make some adjustments.

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Q: ­Is there a way we can access this webinar after the presentation is over or is there a cheat sheet on how to use the IMAGINiT commands? ­

A: ­Yes, the presentation is recorded.  You can also learn how to use the utilities by clicking on the support icon or about icon in the ribbon. Additional resources can be found at resources.imaginit.com

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Q: ­Regarding the change case utility, what is 'failed'? ­

A: ­Failed indicates a change was not made, for instance, the word already appears correctly and didn't require a change.  ­

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Q: ­Will there be a demonstration of the Excel tool? ­

A: ­Videos for all Utilities for Revit, including those for excel can be found at ­

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Q: ­Once a note has been created using Note Creator, do you need this utility to edit the note if sharing the model with other users that may not have the utility. Also how does this work with the Keynotes tool? ­

A: No, you don’t need the tool to edit the notes.

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Q: ­Can Grid Select also select annotation? ­

A: Grid Select only selects grids, not annotation.

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Q: ­Will the Family Processor add multiple shared parameters to a family­?

A: Yes

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Q: ­Can I load pre-existing shared parameters to multiple families? ­

A: Yes

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Q: What’s the difference between IMAGINiT's "Dependent View Copy" and the OOTB "Apply Dependent Views”? ­

A: This utility handles view naming, crop regions, splits and more. The utility can apply the dependent views to views that aren't the same scale and it allows you to choose a source view in the dialogue box.  The OOTB only works on views of the same scale.

 

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Q: ­Is there a utility that replaces or updates all sheet titleblocks in a project­

A: It depends on what you want to update.  Text can be changed using the Text Find/Replace tool, and sheet numbers can be updated using the Sheet Number Update tool. But if you are trying to replace the entire titleblock, we don’t have a tool available to do this yet.

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Q: ­Is there a general notes importer to bring in txt doc into Revit? ­

A: There isn’t a utility specific to this but you can import text into a sheet using Ctrl +C to copy it from the document, click on the sheet and hit Ctrl +V to paste it.

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Q: ­can you provide the link to other videos. ­

A: ­Yes, additional videos can be found on the IMAGINiT Resource center.

To access all content:  resources.imaginit.com

To access content related to the presentation: https://resources.imaginit.com/imaginit-utilities-for-revit

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Q: ­Where do you go to get the IMAGINiT utilities again? ­

A: https://www.imaginit.com/Support/utilities-request

 

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