A quick video showing how to set Revit door numbers with Type, Project Info and Door instance properties, using PropertyWizard:
This must be the most common error I get in PropertyWizard. It means that there isn’t a property called ‘whatever’ on the element. And the key to fixing the problem is to look carefully at the name PropertyWizard thinks it’s looking for (‘whatever’), and ask yourself if that’s really the property name you want? Often,Read more “Error: ‘Property name not recognised: …’”
There is a comprehensive help file for PropertyWizard. It contains a ‘getting started’ tutorial and a complete reference to the formula language. The App Store installer places a copy of the help file on your hard disk here: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\DavidWoodDesign_PropertyWizard.bundle\Contents\PropertyWizard_Help.pdf And you can download a copy directly from the website here: PropertyWizard Help
I’ve updated the video showing BS1192 / ISO19650 numbering of Sheets in Revit using PropertyWizard. The method and formula are just like the previous post. Any questions, please leave a comment or get in touch: email@example.com.
After many months of Beta testing, PropertyWizard is finally available on the Autodesk App Store: PropertyWizard on the Autodesk App Store Please go there and try it. There’s a 30-day free trial! If you previously installed PropertyWizard Beta, you will need to uninstall that: Uninstall PropertyWizard Beta Any problems at all, please get in touch:Read more “PropertyWizard Published!”
Or, ‘How to use RevitLookup to find the right Property’. You can access two kinds of property in your PropertyWizard formulas: Standard Parameter properties. API properties. This post explains how to explore both these kinds of property using RevitLookup.
I’ve been experimenting with PropertyWizard’s Length and Area functionality. The functionality’s fairly limited right now (I have more coding to do), but I wonder what’s possible with the current functionality? Is it possible to fix the area of a wall by controlling the Unconnected Height? Yes, it is!
Property names can contain spaces and other special characters. To use those properties in your PropertyWizard formulas, enclose the property name in square brackets, like this: [Fire Rating] Otherwise, PropertyWizard will show an error message: the name that PropertyWizard identifies in the error message will just be the first part of the name you intended.
This is a quick summary of the main changes included in PropertyWizard_V0-16-0_Beta. There are three main changes: one new feature and two bug fixes. New feature: Views added to Category List Bug fix: Rounding error in Length and Area values Bug fix: Uncatchable errors accessing some properties
Post updated 6 August 2022 with the latest links Revit Lookup is a free, open-source add-in for Revit, which you can use to explore the Revit API. You will find it invaluable if you are using Dynamo or pyRevit, and also if you are using my Revit Add-in, PropertyWizard. In this post, I am goingRead more “How to install Revit Lookup”