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Excitech Toolkit for Revit

The Excitech Toolkit offers Revit users a suite of essential productivity tools, utilities and apps that extend the capability of Revit, introduce new functionality and work to reduce repetitive tasks - increasing efficiency and delivering a more positive experience.

Excitech Toolkit for Revit


Access to the Excitech Toolkit for Revit is available free of charge to Excitech’s Autodesk Subscription customers.

For further information, and useful videos on key functionality of the Excitech Toolkit for Revit, please click on the icons below. ​To download the Excitech Toolkit for Revit click here.

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BIM MANAGER
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QA & QC

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ANALYSIS
 

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REINFORCEMENT

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ANNOTATE

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MODIFY

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VIEW

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SELECTION


CONTENT ADMIN KIT
    
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BIM MANAGER

     
BIM Query   BIM QUERY
This tool enables the user to quickly edit Type and Instance properties for selected Categories. The user can edit properties with a built-in spreadsheet editor or save and open in Excel. Once the Excel file is updated, you can load it back and apply the changes to the Revit model.

The built-in spreadsheet editor includes Excel functionalities for sorting, filtering and copying parameters. BIM Query can also display and edit Revit schedules, to create new instances of non-system families.
 
Import & Export   IMPORT & EXPORT 
Using Import, the user can harvest all families in a project. With Export, the user can export families into a personal library on their computer. In both tools, the user can choose one, multiple or all families and import them into the current project.
 
Multi Type Editor   MULTI TYPE EDITOR 
Multi type editor displays a tree of elements in a project, which can be edited, changed and arranged at the same time.
 
Match Instant Parameters   MATCH INSTANCE PARAMETERS 
This tool allows you to copy instance parameters to objects that are selected prior to running a tool. In displayed dialog you can specify which property you would like to match in another instance.
 
Upgrade Families   UPGRADE FAMILIES 
The Upgrade Families tool displays a dialog where you can specify a folder with families you wish to upgrade to the current version.

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QA & QC

     
Project CleanUp   PROJECT CLEANUP 
This set of tools provides the ability to create a lightweight file. You can clean up a project, from removing unplaced rooms to purging unnecessary line types or materials, object styles and views.
 
QA - Model Review   QA - MODEL REVIEW
This set of tools gives the user the opportunity to check their model and assure the quality of a project. The set QA -Model Review includes the Toggle Transparency and the QA/QC Tags tools.
 
Create Tags   CREATE TAGS 
This tool allows you to automate creating tags of a specific category in selected views. You can define a Tag Family, it's orientation and apply it to all instances in the view.

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ANALYSIS

     
Analyze   ANALYZE
This tool set can analyze selected geometry and store calculated values in a shared parameter. Tools include dimensions (Thickness, Insertion, Length), door swing analysis and room lighting calculations.

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REINFORCEMENT

     
Visibility   VISIBILITY
This tool manages reinforcement visibility in 3D views. It makes selected rebar appear obscured or unobscured and as lines or solid in active 3D view. If nothing is selected, the tool selects rebar from active view.

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ANNOTATE

     
Legend by Category   LEGEND BY CATEGORY 
This tool will generate graphical schedules for various elements in just a few steps. Users can create a legend for windows, doors, furniture, walls, roods, elements of installation. The user has control of the appearance of the table, including which parameters are to be included and the order they are listed in the table. The ability to quickly create custom legends is very useful for organising information and coordinating with manufacturers.
 
Renumber by Room   RENUMBER BY ROOM 
Renumber by Room tool automatically renumber associated room elements.
 
Renumber Mark Parameter   RENUMBER MARK PARAMETER 
Rapidly renumber any mark parameter in your model by selection.
 
Renumber Grid   RENUMBER GRID
Quickly renumber selected grid lines to any desired alpha numeric sequence.
 
Renumber Room, Space or Area   RENUMBER ROOM, SPACE OR AREA
Renumbering rooms, spaces or areas in a model by user-selection.
 
Renumber Views on Sheets   RENUMBER VIEWS ON SHEETS
Simply an effective way to override the view number sequence on any sheet.
 
Import Spreadsheet   IMPORT SPREADSHEET 
This tool imports Excel spreadsheets (.xls, .alsx) as a Revit schedule. The user can modify it, apply it to sheet and use it in the project.
 
Bubbles   BUBBLES
Tool bubbles display a diablog where the user can define a visibility (ON/Off) of the symbol for a selected element. Works on Levels, Grids and Section tags.
 
Material Legend   MATERIAL LEGEND 
Using Import, the user can harvest all families in a project. With Export, the user can export families into a personal library on their computer. In both tools, the user can choose one, multiple or all families and import them into the current project.
 
Text Editing Tool   TEXT EDITING TOOLS 
This set of tools include several tools for editing text. The user can align Text notes or Labels to other Text notes, Labels, Lines or to selected elements. Can align more Text notes to specific side (left, right, centre, middle) and also convert selected Text note element to upper or lower case. Users can manage exception in Settings dialog.
 
Uppercase & Lowercase   UPPERCASE AND LOWERCASE 
This video shows Uppercase and Lowercase tool from Excitech Toolkit for Revit. 
 
Left Align   LEFT ALIGN 
This video shows Left Align tool from Excitech Toolkit for Revit. 

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MODIFY

     
Multi Join   MULTI JOIN 
This tool automates Revit’s Join Geometry tool by allowing the user to join selected categories.
 
Room to Floor   ROOM TO FLOOR 
This tool allows the user to automatically generate a floor of a selected type within the selected Room. This command can also join several connecting Floors if multiple Rooms are chosen, or take a door swing into account when generating the shape of the Floor.
 
Assembly   ASSEMBLY 
Set of tools Assembly automates assembly and assembly view creation. Create Assemblies tool updates the coordinate system of the assembly according to the instances main direction (e.g. X axis of a wall) and Create Assembly Views tool places defined views of a selected assembly on the sheets according to users settings.

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VIEW

     
Resize Section Box   RESIZE SECTION BOX 
This tool allows user to resize a section box via a user input in a dialog box. The user can resize the box in all directions to get a better look at details. We’ve added a new option to resize the section box to the chosen Room or Level.
 
On Off Toggle   ON OFF TOGGLE 
The Category Toggle tool enables the user to switch ON / OFF any category in a project (Architecture, Mechanical, Annotation…). A dialogue box offers the ability to select the category and then choose to display or hide it in various views. With Category Toggle there is no need to use the Visibility/Graphics dialogue box.
 
Room Views   ROOM VIEWS 
Tool Room Views creates specified views for each selected room, where plan and ceiling views appear as dependent and the 3D and elevation views appear as new views in the project browser. The tool also names views accordingly.
 
Sheetset Manager   SHEETSET MANAGER
Users can create a sheet set based on selected revision and specified by it's name.
 
Match Crop Region   MATCH CROP REGION 
This set of tool is used for editing a Crop Region to the current view. This can be created by giving the exact dimension of the crop region or by inputting the offset distance from the selected elements.
Set also includes a tool The Match Crop Region. With it the user can match dimensions and positions of a Crop Region from the selected to the current view.
 
Crop Region from Selection   CROP REGION FROM SELECTION 
This video shows Crop Region From Selection tool from Excitech Toolkit for Revit. 
 
Align Viewpoint on Sheet   ALIGN VIEWPOINT ON SHEET 
Set of tools for Sheet editing. Tools enable user to duplicate active sheet with or without specified viewport, can align viewport on sheet, can edit the sheet names, numbers, views and also group or filter these parameters as needed to enable a better overview of data on the sheets.
 
Duplicate Sheet   DUPLICATE SHEET 
This video shows Duplicate Sheet tool from  Excitech Toolkit for Revit.
 
View & Sheet Manager   VIEW AND SHEET MANAGER 
This video shows View and Sheet Manager tool from Excitech Toolkit for Revit. 

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SELECTION

     
Filter   FILTER 
This tool displays a tree of elements in a project, grouped according to the users selection (e.g. by Category, by Level, by Workset). It gives the user control over the selection of specific elements, and to filter elements from the selection, whole model or active view. When selecting Instances based on Properties, the properties are now grouped by Instance and Type.

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CONTENT ADMIN KIT

     
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Shared Parameter Manager   Shared Parameter Manager
Shared Parameter Manager displays a dialog, where users can review, add and delete shared parameters to their shared parameter file.

Parameter Manager
Parameter Manager tool is used to manage parameters in a project and family file.
  • In a project file you can import one or more shared parameters and apply it to multiple categories.
  • In a family file you can manage the parameter properties for multiple parameters (e.g. change the parameter from instance to type, delete parameters, etc ...) or import one or more shared parameters from the shared parameter file. 
  • The tool allows you to export parameter definitions to a *.json file which you can import to a different family file (the tool creates all the parameters from the *.json file).

Manage Calculated Parameters
Manage Calculated Parameters tool where you can define rules to update parameters. (e.g. you can define a rule, that runs on all the windows, finds out what the Fire Rating parameter of its host is, then set the value back to window instance).

Update Calculated Parameters
Update Calculated Parameters tool runs all the chosen rules on the model.

Update Category
Update Category tool to swap the category for all families (RFA files) in chosen folder. 

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