Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Door From and To Value in Schedule - Free Revit Tool

***Update - 04/06/2013 : This app is packaged into BOLT-ONS so will not be updated as a standalone app anymore. Please use BOLT-ONS instead to access this command.



I have seen some users asking this query on the internet. Currently, Revit does not update Door's From/To room information in a door schedule if you flip door in the plan view. However, there is a work around to deal with this. Please see Steve Stafford's recent post about this work around.

This behavior is intentional. However if you want to update all doors from/to room information automatically then use the following tool.

***Update 24/06/2013: Visit DOWNLOAD page to download this tool.




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12 comments:

  1. This is a great little tool. Well done. Any chance of getting it up and running for Revit 2013 by Web update 1?

    Cheers
    Brian

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  2. Thanks Brian. Revit 2013 version has been added here and under Download page.

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  3. Hello,

    I get the following error message when I try to run the tool in Revit Architecture 2012:
    "The target instance does not exist in the given phase."
    Do you have any idea why it happens or how I could fix it?

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  4. Alexandre, Apology for the delay in responding to your query. Sounds like this app is scanning doors in all phases and if you have a some doors in a phase which is off then it gives this error msg. Can you please try this app in a file with OOTB Revit phases and all doors on current phase and let me know the outcome? This will help me invenstigate this error.

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  5. Hi Rahul,
    I am having a problem with this tool on 3 out of 4 project models on a large hospital project where we have been asked to schedule/number doors using room numbers.

    Basically goes through the process says that all doors have been "updated" however when I review the door schedule it shows that the correction of to room data has not occured.
    Do you have any ideas why some models and a test file I setup works while the other models do not?
    Could it be a case of some default setting within the model causing an issue?
    Hope you can respond soon, much appreciated.

    Regards,

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  6. Hi Erich,
    That is strange. In order to investigate this problem, can you please send me stripped down version of the project file? you can find a link to my email address at the right bottom of this blog.
    R

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  7. Erich,

    The problem was with multiple phases in the model. I have revised the plugin to address multiple phases issue. You can download the latest version from the links above or Download area. Thanks for flagging this up.

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  8. Rahul

    This is a fantastic little add on for Revit. It overcomes what appears to be a little known issue within Revit. Thanks for updating the software to deal with multiple phases and many thanks for all your assistance.

    5 stars from me.

    Eldon

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  9. All,

    This app is packaged in BOLT-ONS 2014 so will not be updated as a stand alone app anymore. Please visit http://revitstickynotes.blogspot.co.uk/p/bolt-ons.html for more details.

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  10. Hello,
    I was trying to download 2013 version, but it says "Page Not Found". How can i get the 2013 version? Thanks.
    MCC

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  11. Visit download page to download 2013 version.
    Thanks

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  12. Rahul

    On a hospital with over 4000 doors and up to 50 Revit modellers, this tool is invaluable!

    Another 5 stars from me.

    Thanks, Eldon

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