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.
Continue reading “What Properties can you use in PropertyWizard formulas?”
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!
Continue reading “Walls with Fixed Area”
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.
Continue reading “How to use Property Names that contain spaces (and other things)”
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.
Continue reading “Version 0-16-0 Beta”
- 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 20 March 2021 with the latest links
RevitLookup is a free, open-source add-in for Revit, which you can use to explore the Revit API.
You will find it invaluable for working out which Revit element properties you can use in PropertyWizard.
In this post, I am going to explain how to download and install RevitLookup, and then in future posts I’ll explain how to use it with PropertyWizard.
Continue reading “How to install RevitLookup”
Now that PropertyWizard is available for Beta testing, I’d better start showing how to use it.
My first PropertyWizard video showed BS1192 sheet numbering. So why not start there?
In the UK, drawing sheet numbers are specified in BS 1192. Each number consists of several fields concatenated together with hyphens. Very often, it’s useful to have both the individual fields as Revit properties, and also the concatenated full number in its own property.
Continue reading “How to use PropertyWizard for Sheet Numbers”