Revit tip: center a text on a point

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Text as a group

In Revit, texts can only snap to other texts. It's strange, but it's Revit way ;-)

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Revit: arrange windows horizontally

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Wiip Wormhole for Autodesk Revit

This should be easy, but it's not possible with Revit standard tools. If there are two windows opened, you can only arrange them vertically. Yet it is handy when you want to display a schedule side by side with a graphical view.

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Wiip MoveBackup for Revit 2016

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Wiip Wormhole for Autodesk Revit

Wiip MoveBackup for Revit 2016 is available. For those unfamiliar with this addin, it allows to move the backup files created by Revit (.0001.rvt for example) in a sub-directory named Backup or a common directory.

Wiip MoveBackup for Revit 1.3

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Wiip MoveBackup for Autodesk Revit

Little update for Wiip MoveBackup for Revit, our application which allow to move Revit backup files (.0001.rvt).

Aaron reports us a problem on the version for Revit 2012. At application startup, Revit display the following error:

System.IO.IOException: Cannot locate resource 'resources/settings32.png'

This problem is now fixed in the 1.3 version. You can download it here.

Support Revit 2013 for Sooka for Autodesk Revit

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Wiip.Revit.Sooka

Little update for our add-on Sooka for Revit. It works now with the 2013 release.

It is a little application which show how to connect Revit to a web service (in this case Google Product Search).

More details can be found on the product page (french only)

Wiip ExportSchedules for Autodesk Revit 1.2.0

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We just released an update to our application Wiip ExportSchedules for Autodesk Revit. This software allows you to export Revit schedules to Excel in one click.

AutoCAD indexed colors list

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A little bit of code to export the list of Red, Green and Blue values for indexed AutoCAD colors:

[CommandMethod("DUMPCOLORS")]
public void DumpColors()
{
    using (var sw = new StreamWriter(@"C:\temp\acadColors.txt"))
    {
        sw.WriteLine(" I ; R ; G ; B ");
        for (short colorIndex = 1; colorIndex <= 255; colorIndex++)
        {
            using (Color color = Color.FromColorIndex(ColorMethod.ByAci, colorIndex))
            {
                sw.WriteLine("{0,3};{1,3};{2,3};{3,3}", colorIndex,
                    color.ColorValue.R, color.ColorValue.G, color.ColorValue.B);
            }
        }
    }
}

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Wiip MoveBackup for Revit 2012

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Wiip MoveBackup for Autodesk Revit

Wiip MoveBackup, our plug-in for Revit that allows you to move the backup files (.0001.rvt, .0001.rfa, .0001.rte) in a sub folder named Backup is now available for Revit 2012.

You can download it here.

SP1 for AutoCAD 2013 suspended

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As I told you previously, the first update for AutoCAD 2013 is out, but it was removed because it leads to fatal errors. A new version should be available again soon.

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SP1 for AutoCAD 2013

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Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD 2013 is out. This update brings many bugfixes and new features that allow you to block AutoLISP program execution. Indeed, as I explained in this article, it is possible to write a virus using AutoCAD as a vector for the infection.

You can have a detailed description of these features on the blog Whithout a Net

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