New features in CGS Revit Tools

Here is the list of new features of CGS Revit Tools 2015.

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– [NEW] automatically activate tools with license.lic file.

– [NEW] Renumber by Room – new tool to mark instances (Door, Window, Furniture, …) based on room number and sequential character (letter or number).

– [NEW] Renumber Mark Parameter – new tool to update mark parameter for instances according to chosen settings in the order the instances are picked in the model.

– [NEW] Renumber Room, Space or Area – new tool to update number parameter for room, space or area according to chosen settings in the order the instances are picked in the model.

– [NEW] Renumber Grids – new tool to update number parameter for grids according to chosen settings in the order the instances are picked in the model.

– [NEW] Curtain Wall Mullion OFF/ON – tool to toggle curtain wall mullion category ON or OFF in active view.

– [NEW] Interactive Text Align tools – tools for aligning Text Notes or Labels based on selection (it is possible to align on other Text Note or label).

– [NEW] Space Cleanup – tool displays list of not placed spaces and lets you choose which to delete.

– [NEW] Text Note Type Cleanup – tool displays list of Text Note Types and lets you choose which to delete.

– [NEW] Swing Direction – tool calculates swing direction for doors and windows. If you choose the option in settings, it calculates placement side for each instance.

– [NEW] Create Assembly – automatically create assemblies from selected instances (Structural Column, Structural Foundation, Structural Framing, Furniture, Generic Model, Curtain Panel, Wall or Wall Part).

– [Update] tooltip image for the tool upon hovering the tool in ribbon.

– [Update] BIM Query – ability to rename type and create new types (use NEW instead of ElementId).

– [Update] BIM Query – user can choose whether to display Room, To Room and From Room or Space parameters for each instance. The option can be found in the settings dialog.

– [Update] BIM Query – zoom to after the instances are selected with Select & Close.

– [Update] Room Views – reflected ceiling plan and structural plan added to list of views that support view creation based on selected rooms.

– [Update] Room Views – preview view name when updating definition.

– [Update] Room Views – updated view naming – it is not necessary to specify sequence parameter anymore.

– [Update] Room Views – specify elevation type for room elevation.

– [Update] Room Views – rooms and spaces sorted by number.

– [Update] Material Legend – the tool sets color from material cut pattern when creating new filled region type.

– [Update] Toggle tools – sorted toggle tools by name.

– [Update] Rearranged tools in ribbon, for better overview.

– [Update] View/Sheet Manager – moved tool under Sheet pull down in View panel.

– [Update] Zoom To Room or Space – rooms and spaces sorted by number.

– [Update] Resize Section Box – rooms and spaces sorted by number.

– [Update] Multi Join – updated join rules.

– [Update] Multi Join – added option to join elements only if the geometry overlapps (intersects).

– [Update] Settings – added alphabetic sequence characters to settings dialog.

– [Update] Settings – added an option to calculate window swing direction with Swing Direction tool.

– [Update] Settings – added an option to report instance (door or window) placement (e.g. reversed if door or window is placed on interior wall face).

– [Update] Settings – added an option to display Room, To Room and From Room or Space parameters in BIM Query.

– [Update] Door Swing – renamed tool to Swing Direction.

– [Bug] BIM Query – instance parameters were not exported when user chose * for Instance parameter and only one or two Type parameters.

– [Bug] BIM Query – numbers were not imported if regional and project decimal point character are not the same.

– [Bug] View/Sheet Manager – removed view templates from list of available views to place on new sheet.

– [Bug] View Cleanup – schedules were not recognized as the views on sheet when selected the option to “Check views that are not placed on sheets”.

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