March release 2021

Naviate Electrical

Updates in Naviate Electrical with Copy Rooms from IFC files.

 

Summary

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GENERAL
  • Copy Rooms from IFC Files
  • Configure Parameter Improvement
  • Shared Coordinates/Elevation Improvements
  • Publish to Naviswork
  • Cloud Browser Improvements
  • Color Elements Improvements
  • Edit Parameter Values Improvements
  • Edit Parameter Values on Multi-category Schedules
  • Edit Sheet Parameter Improvements
  • Custom Increment when editing Parameters
  • Type Drawing Improvements
  • Edit Sheet Revisions Improvements
  • Update Sheet Revision Parameters
  • Quick Print UI Improvements
  • Bug fixes

 

Naviate Electrical

Copy Rooms from IFC files

New tool to create Spaces from Rooms in a linked IFC file.

The tool creates Space Boundaries based on Room geometry and Spaces with Name and Number from the IFC Rooms. Levels and associated Plan Views are created if needed.

The second time you run the tool using an updated IFC link Spaces are Added, Deleted, or modified. Existing Spaces are kept without deleting data added to them.

 

Naviate General

 

Configure Parameter Improvements

You can now control which default parameters that should be created. No parameters are created when starting the tool.

We have made several improvements:

  • Choose if the default parameter should be created now or when the updater run for first time
  • See if a parameter already exists in the project
  • Added new status symbol for Categories for Shared Coordinates parameters. The updater will always change the parameter to include the categories selected when running the tool; no need to define the parameters with correct categories from start.
  • The tool starts faster since no parameters are created

Shared Coordinates / Elevation Improvements

Choose to convert values from mm to m and configure number of decimals to displayed when using TEXT parameters.

When you have configured to use TEXT parameters for Shared Elevation and Shared Coordinates in Configure Parameters you can chose how the values should be converted from LENGTH to TEXT when updating. Chose how the value should be converted and how many decimals to show.

Publish to Naviswork

Include exports to Naviswork in Publish tool.

You can now use Publish to also export NWC-files. Select what 3D view to export; what settings to use and output file. You can configure Publish to export any number of NWC-files using different export settings. The settings are stored in the project so everybody using Publish in the project will export with same result.

Note! You need to install the free Autodesk Navisworks NWC Export Utility to be able to export NWC-files using Publish. It is possible to configure NWC Exports in Publish without the export utility.

Cloud Browser Improvements

Find an open Revit Project files containing System Family Types, Schedule, etc. to copy into your project.

You can now find, and open Project Files included in Naviate that contain System Families, Schedules, Repeating Details etc.

Color Elements Improvements

You can configure a colour to use for <No Value> that isn't used for other values.

We have made the following changes to make it easier to review parameter values on elements in the view:

  • You can specify a specific colour to always use for elements without a value set on the parameter
  • Configured colour for <No Value>, or Red colour is not used for elements that has a value
  • Elements without a value is not coloured by default

Edit Parameter Values Improvements

Easier to select what parameters to show and faster to use.

We have improved performance and user experience by allowing you to select what parameters to show directly after selecting the Category to edit. We have made the following changes:

  • Improved performance when starting the tool
  • Easier and faster workflow by first selecting Category to edit and then to edit Type or Instance parameters
  • Easier selection of what parameters to show
  • Progress bars with Cancel option

Edit Parameter Values on Multi-category Schedules

You can now select Multi-category schedules to edit parameter values.

Edit Sheet Parameter Improvements

Allow choosing origin point when editing view locations on sheets.

We have added a View port origin selector so you can control what points of the view you see to make it easier to align views to a side or corner on the sheets.

Custom Increment when editing parameters

Choose what part of a text that should be incremented when using "+drag" functionality on cells.

We have added “Custom increment” option to increment parts of for example a Sheet Number in the “+ drag” functionality available in Edit Parameter Values, Edit Sheet Parameters and Create Sheets from Plan Views tools. It is available for all text parameters in these tools.

We have also added the ability to Cancel the “+ drag” operation without updating the values in the cells.

Type Drawings Improvements

You can now configure what parameters that should be used for Title Name for the Type Data on the Sheet.

Edit Sheet Revisions Improvements

You can now create a new Revision and edit it in the Apply Revisions to Sheets tool. No need to end tool and use Revision tool in Revit anymore.

Update Sheet Revision Parameters

You can now create a new Revision, create a Sheet Schedule for a revision and delete parameters for old revisions in the tool.

The Sheet Schedules that are created for the Revisions will show all Sheets that contain the Revision and the Parameters that are created for each Revision on the Sheets.

Quick Print UI Improvements

Easier to configure to print Sheets with multiple sizes.

We have changed the dialog box to make it easier to know what will be printed and what paper size that will be used.

Bug fixes

We have fixed the following issues:

  • Cloud Browser: Fixed an error that could occur when inserting a family already existing in the project
  • Edit Parameter Values: Fixed an issue editing Showing Rebar Schedules using Comment parameter
  • Edit Parameter Values: Closing the tool using X will not undo updates made in the tool anymore
  • Edit Parameter Values: Fixed issue with hidden column in selected schedule
  • Transfer Calculated Values: Fixed issue with multiple parameters named "ElementId" that was created by the tool
  • Color Elements: Fixed some issues connected to creating View Filters
  • Classification: Type option disabled if not support6ed by selected standard
  • New Project: Fixed issues with missing icons in Revit Status Bar and remembering "Use Revit New Project" setting
  • Project Clean-up: Fixed an issue when deleting CAD Imports
  • Parameter Configuration: Fixed an issue with TEXT parameters for Shared Coordinates that was not remembered as Shared
  • Shared Elevations: Fixed issue with round windows
  • Shared Coordinates: Improved performance
  • Create Sheets from Plan views: Information messages no longer show up on top of each other
  • Edit Sheet Parameters: Closing the tool using X will not undo updates made in the tool anymore
  • Edit Sheet Revisions: Improved performance when starting the tool
  • Provision for Voids: Fixed and issue causing errors with projects with "ghost" Duct Insulations

Naviate Landscape

News and improvements include; Plant Data, Create Subsurface and Simplified Surface Breaklines. Changes are available in 2021.3, 2020.13 and 2019.23.

Naviate Road

News and improvements include; Simplified Surface Breaklines, Create Piles & Sheet Piles and Delete Duplicates. Changes are available in 2021.3, 2020.13 and 2019.23.

Naviate Pipe

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