16 In-Place Family List

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Welcome to this demonstration on Bonus Tools - In-Place Family List.

In-Place Family List lists all In-Place Families within the Project and also allows you to go to the view hosting the In-Place Family or delete the In-Place Family. A great tool for keeping an eye on In-place Families.

  1. To run the tool navigate to the Bonus Tools Tab and select In-Place Family List.
  2. Lists

    16 In-Place Family List

  3. The In-Place Family List dialog will appear.
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    Note: The dialog when opened will display all In-Place Families in the project in the grid, at the bottom right is the total In-Place Family count in the grid. Within grid you can see the element ID, the In-Place Family Name, the Category and Select. You can sort the grid by clicking any column header.

  5. You select the In-Place Families you would like to view or delete and click the Go to View or Delete Selected button:
    1. To select the In-Place Families you can either; tick the check boxes individually or highlight the rows using standard mouse drag and control key operations and click Select Selected button.
    2. Note: the Total selected is updating.

    3. or click Select All button to select all In-Place Families in the grid
    4. or click Select None button to deselect all In-Place Families.
  6. If you click the Go to View button, you may see the standard There is no open view...
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  8. Click Ok, the Revit View will change and highlight the selected Elements
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    Note if multiple In-Place Families are selected over multiple views then only the last view will in the selection list will be displayed.

  10. If you click Delete Selected button you are prompted asking if you are sure you want to delete the selected items.
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  12. If yes is selected then a confirmation dialog will show displaying the number of In-Place Families that were deleted, and an output dialog will show also confirming the In-Place Families.
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    Note: this dialog can be exported to RFT for further analysis.

  14. In-Place Family List also allows you to Export the Grid to a CSV file for further exploration within excel.

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