BIM Helper Tools
Available modules (version 2.1)
This app is now completely free of charge, any donation is appreciated
Go to http://www.bimhelpertools.com for detailed information, and pdf files describing the functionality
enables you to send various sheets to multiple printers to create and maintain print profiles, apply these profiles to multiple sheets and stores these as selection sets.
enables you to select a folder with Autodesk® revit® projects, templates and families, and upgrade them to the newest version
Copy element types
Copy selected element types from other project files. Also has previews of element types.
Element data manager manage selection sets, store these sets in the current project/view. Export element data, import element data file from excel file, to update parameter values.
Library analyzer Helps you to analyze families (.rfa or project) and perform all kinds of checks on these families. Generate excel report. Purge unused data from families. Sort familes into folders of a specific kind. A must have tool for content builders!
Parameter editor enables you to create, modify, and delete (shared) family parameters, in batch mode. Also the actions performed on families can be saved in an .xml format so they can be applied again to a different set of families at a different time. It is a very powerful tool for companies who build their own content, the amount of time that can be saved is tremendous.
Library browser is an intelligent family browser; you can search your libraries on various criteria. A sample library has been added to the installation folder, but obviously you can add your own library paths as well. Also enabled for WCF web services.
Subcategory editor is similar to parameter editor and enables you to create, modify and delete subcategories in batch mode. Also the actions performed on families can be saved in an .xml format so they can be applied again to a different set of families at a different time.
Automatically create legend views with legend components of categories of your choice, with parameters of your choice
Generate assembly sheets for multiple element instances
Configure multiple views on a single sheet, automatically view placement in predefined order
Generate sheets from views. You can select a set of views and a title block. Per view a sheet will be generated.
Sheet duplicate enables you to create one or more copies of the active sheet. You add a suffix to the name, and the desired number of copies.