Monday, April 24, 2017

Rockit Version 2018.0.1

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 2018.0.1, 4/24/2017
  • Compatibility for Revit 2018.
  • Ribbon enhancements.
  • Online license added.
  • Improvements to Publish command.
  • Features & enhancements to Bulk Rename command.
  • Improvements to Project Search command.
  • Features & enhancements to Category Search command.
  • Features & enhancements to Dimension Spot Label Text Font Search command.
  • Features & enhancements to Grids, Levels, Reference Plane, Scope Box Search command.
  • Improvements to Break Symbols commands.
  • Split Spline command added.
  • Improvements to Combine Text command.
  • Features & enhancements added to Edit Sheet Revisions command.
  • Improvements to Parameters Manager command.
  • Views Set Annotation Crop to on command added.
  • Explore Selected command added.
  • Improvements to Upgrade selection of Model/Family files command.
  • Improvements to Resave a selection of Central Models command.
  • Improvements to Purge Line Styles command.
  • Improvements to Purge Line Patterns command.
  • Improvements to Purge Fill Patterns command.
  • Features & enhancements to Model Cleanup command.

Free Webinar May 4: BIM Track – The BASICS

From the registration website:

Thu, May 4, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT

You heard about BIM Track® but never had the chance to get an introduction demo, this is your chance to learn about what it is, how to start a project and basic functionalities.


Christian Proulx

There's more information available on the registration website.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for April 17-23, 2017

The week of April 17 was an extraordinarily busy one here on Revit Add-ons with a whopping 42 posts published.


From the Autodesk App Store, we posted about the free Saint-Gobain India Glass - BIM Library, featuring glass families with analytical attributes, Megara Shared Parameters Renamer, and the free Pre Selection Filter.

From around the Internet, we spent a lot of time last week posting about RevitWorks' host of rebranded products, most for the first time. These included, for Revit, Door Factory Premium, the free Door Factory Premium Preview, Electrical Premium, the free Electrical Premium Preview, and RevitWorks Premium Suite. For Revit LT: Door Factory Standard, the free Door Factory Standard Preview, Electrical Standard, the free Electrical Standard Preview, and RevitWorks Standard Suite. For Revit & Revit LT: Casework Standard, the free Casework Standard Preview, Fixings, the free Fixings Preview, Flashings, the free Flashings Preview, and Piping for Architecture. We also published a convenient product roundup of RevitWorks' products.

Roundup – For April 17-23, 2017, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

The week of April 17 was a busy one for Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store. Three new add-ins debuted: Megara Shared Parameters RenamerSaint-Gobain India Glass - BIM Library, and Pre Selection Filter.

Fifteen add-ins were also updated, including Advance Steel 2018 ExtensionElumTools, and Autodesk Live Viewer, each of which received relatively significant updates.


Megara Shared Parameters Renamer
Batch Rename Shared Parameters or add/remove prefix & suffix in all your Autodesk® Revit® families RFA files, It's all in one app | USD 25.00
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About This Version: Version 1.0, 4/20/2017 – Initial release.

Saint-Gobain India Glass - BIM Library
Using the range of products from Saint Gobain India Coated Glass, you can filter and select Bim objects based on the performance and aesthetic requirement | Free
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About This Version: Version Version 1.0, 4/17/2017 – Autodesk® Revit® 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Version are supported.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Design Master Electrical RT Version 1.2.1

From the Design Master website:

Design Master Electrical RT: Electrical Calculations for Revit

Design Master Electrical RT is an add-in for Revit. It adds electrical calculations to your existing Revit model.

It runs on Revit MEP 2015, Revit 2016, Revit 2017 and Revit 2018.

One-Line Riser Diagrams
  • Automatically generate a one-line riser diagram
  • Unlimited customization to match your existing drafting style
  • Feeder sizes and other labels updated as your electrical model is changed

Learn more about one-line riser diagrams. . .

ElumTools Versions 2017.5, 2016.9, and 2015.5

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 2017.5, 4/21/2017
  • Fixed issue with calculation results not being sent back to Revit with multiple instances of Revit opened.
  • Fixed issue with the same element being exported multiple times when using the Calculate View commands.
  • Fixed issue with combined calculation results not being sent back to Revit properly in certain cases.
  • Fixed error occuring with daylight calculations and foundation slabs Calculate by View commands.


ElumTools™ is the first fully integrated lighting analysis Add-in for Autodesk® Revit®. Leveraging content that is already present in the Revit model such as geometry, material properties and lighting fixture families, ElumTools can calculate illuminance on any surface or workplane using the lighting industry’s standard radiosity calculation method.

Free Tech Event in Baltimore, Raleigh, Richmond, & Washington DC: CADD Microsystems' Tech Tour 2017

From the CADD Microsystems website:

Tech Tour: Design. Build. Collaborate.


Free Webinar May 3 & May 10: AVAIL for Revit

From the announcement:

AVAIL for Revit Webinar

Want to know more about AVAIL for Revit? Join us as we walk through the features of AVAIL and how they can make work in Revit faster and easier!

Choose one of two webinar times:
  • Wednesday, May 3rd at 3:00p ET
  • Tuesday, May 9th at 11:00a ET

Hurry! Webinar spaces are limited!

Register here.

Free Webinar Apr 26: Flux Product Launch Release

From the registration website:

Flux Product Launch Release

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM PDT

Join us for our Product Launch Release Webinar, April 26th 12:00-12:45pm PST. On the call you'll discover:
  • App Highlights 
  • New App Features (Scheduler, Site Extractor, Plugins) 
  • Future Product Launches 
  • Q&A 

Register for this free webinar here.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Product Roundup – RevitWorks

From the RevitWorks website:

RevitWorks creates easy to use component libraries and plug in modules for Autodesk Revit software that complement the design and documentation process and that actually work throughout the whole BIM process.

For Revit

Door Factory Premium
The quickest & easiest way to make doors and curtain panel doors in Revit | 395.00 USD

Door Factory Premium Preview
Create the best Single & Double Swing Doors for FREE | Free

Electrical Premium
A range of fully featured Lighting, Power, Data, Fire & Security components and tools | 895.00 USD

RevitWorks Standard Suite

From the RevitWorks website:

Suitable for all versions of full Revit from 2016 onwards

Included Products:
  • Door Factory Standard
  • Electrical Standard *
  • Casework Standard
  • Fixings
  • Flashings
  • Piping for Architecture

RevitWorks Premium Suite

From the RevitWorks website:

Suitable for all versions of full Revit from 2015 onwards

Included Products:
  • Door Factory Premium*
  • Electrical Premium* **
  • Casework Standard
  • Fixings
  • Flashings
  • Piping for Architecture

Piping for Architecture

From the RevitWorks website:

Designed specifically for architectural documentors who don’t have or need complex MEP engineered piping systems.

  • Impressive 3D models
  • Detailed Plans, Sections & Elevations
  • Any user – novice or expert

“RevitWorks content has gained us countless hours in improved productivity which is priceless to our team."

Tien Vu - Royal Haskoning DHV

Free Flashings Preview

From the RevitWorks website:

Suitable for Full Revit & Revit LT versions 2017, 2016 & 2015.

Sample content for you to try.

Flashings Preview is brought to you by RevitWorks. It's free.

This product is compatible with Revit and Revit LT 2017, 2016, and 2015.

There's more information available on the RevitWorks website.

Flashings for Revit & Revit LT

From the RevitWorks website:

2d detail components that will help you work faster and produce great details.

  • Speed up your 2d documentation
  • Achieve a consistent look and feel
  • Annotate using keynotes and/or tags

"If you’re 'detail oriented', the RevitWorks fixings and flashings packages definitely speeds up what everybody knows is a time consuming part of any project. It makes much of the process a 'place and click'."

Kedric Leach - Leach Industries