04 Activating a Licence

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Welcome to this demonstration on Bonus Tools - Activating a Standalone or Network License.

Standalone License

  1. To activate a Standalone license.
    1. If your Bonus Tools has expired, navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select Register.
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    3. Else, navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select About.
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    5. The About dialog will appear.
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    7. Click Register Standalone.
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  2. You will be prompted with the Register dialog.
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    Note: The license key is currently invalid in the Results section of the form.

  4. Click I have a license file.
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  6. Enter the License Key you have received.
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  8. Click Activate.
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    Note: The license key is now valid in the Results section of the form.

  10. Click Close.
  11. You will be prompt that the changes will take effect next time you restart Revit.
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Network License

  1. To activate a Network license.
    1. If your Bonus Tools has expired, navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select Join Network License.
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    3. Else, navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select About.
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    5. The About dialog will appear.
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    7. Click Join Network.
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  2. You will be prompted with a Select Floating License Database dialog.
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  4. Choose the location a text file will be saved. The text file points to the Floating License Database.
    1. Program Data Location - ideal if you do not have a Roaming Profile.
    2. Roaming Profile Location - useful if you have a Roaming Profile.
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  5. Select the database that holds the floating license data by Clicking on the button at the end of the text box.
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  7. Navigate to and select qlmFloating-Bt.xml.
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  9. Click OK.
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  11. You will be prompt that the changes will take effect next time you restart Revit.
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    Note: The path to the Network License file is listed. Note: When you are connected a Network license you could have 4 Revits open but only one network license will be taken from the pool of licenses.

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