If you are creating parameters in projects that have Groups, and you are using PropertyWizard, you should be aware of this setting in the Parameter Properties dialog: What does the setting do? Well, it only has an effect if you’re using groups, and it’s only active for instance parameters. For example, imagine you add aRead more “Creating Revit Parameters to use with Groups and PropertyWizard”
Coordinates are vital, but Revit does not give you many ways to access them. To show them on sheets, you have the Spot Coordinates tool, but if you want to schedule them you are out of luck. Fortunately, PropertyWizard makes it easy to access coordinates. This is a quick walkthrough. Elements in Revit have aRead more “How to access Coordinates with PropertyWizard”
The third tutorial in PropertyWizard Help shows you how to join text values together using the ‘+’ operator:
The third tutorial in PropertyWizard Help shows you how to join text values together using the ‘+’ operator: The ‘+’ operator works differently depending on whether the values either side of it are numeric (numbers, lengths, areas, etc.) or text.
The previous post explains how to use the ‘+’ operator to join text values together in PropertyWizard. But it doesn’t explain how PropertyWizard generates text values from the Revit properties that you use in your formulas. For example, in this formula what determines how the Length value is formatted? “This wall is ” + LengthRead more “How PropertyWizard generates text values”
PropertyWizard 1-7-1 is now live on the Autodesk App Store. Download from here – with free trial Help file here This version includes support for Revit 2022 and drops support for Revit 2016 and 2017. I’ve also added ‘Assemblies’ to the Category drop-down, so you can set up formulas on assemblies:
The second tutorial in PropertyWizard Help introduces the idea of using element properties in your formulas: You can refer to: Properties of the target element – Use the name shown in the Revit Properties window, as in this example. If the name includes spaces or special characters, then you need to wrap it in squareRead more “Using properties in formulas”
This is a quick exploration based on the first ‘Getting Started’ tutorial from the PropertyWizard Help. The tutorials are meant to give you a good introduction to PropertyWizard and what it can do for you. The first tutorial’s formula is straightforward: It collects all the walls in the project and sets their Comments parameter toRead more “Your first PropertyWizard formula: ‘Hello Wall’”