05 About

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Welcome to this demonstration on Bonus Tools - About.

  1. To run the tool, navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select About.
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  3. The About dialog will appear.
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  5. The About dialog allows you to:
    1. To read the end user license agreement.
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    3. Check the version you are running.
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    5. Check the number of days you have left.
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      Register or re-register a Standalone License

    7. Register or re-register a Standalone License.
    8. Note: If you are connected to a Network License file, please Release License before Proceeding.

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      1. Click Register Standalone.
      2. You will be prompted with a 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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      Join a Network License

    9. Join a Network License.
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      1. Click Join Network.
      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.

      Release a License, Network or Standalone

    11. Release a License, Network or Standalone.
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      Note: Please ensure if you have a Standalone License and are about to rebuild or get a new PC, that you release your License.

      1. Click Release License.
      2. You will be prompted explaining the license will be release and Bonus Tools will not be available on this PC until you either reconnect to a Network License or Activate a Standalone license.
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      4. A confirmation dialog will show confirming the License has been released and you will need to restart Revit for the changes to take effect.
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      6. If you receive any errors, please contact Kiwi Codes at: chris@kiwicodes.com.

      Check for updates

    13. Check for updates.
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      1. If you click Check For Updates, the dialog will expand, tell you if you are using the latest version for not, and provide a hyperlink to the latest build.
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      3. Please see 02 Installation – Basic for installation instructions.

Thank you for viewing this demonstration on Bonus Tools - About.

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