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Koptev Pty Ltd
KTools contains following tools: - Create Elements From Excel - Sheet Manager - Color by Parameter

General Usage Instructions

Create Elements From Excel

Following these simple steps, you can create groups of non-hosted elements in a couple of minutes. (Excel files can be exported from Autodesk® AutoCAD® using Data Extraction command).

Step 1: Click the "Open XLS" button and navigate to an Excel document you want to import. The add-in will export columns named “Name”, “X”, “Y” and “Rotation” and proceed to group the elements by their names in the “Name” column.

Step 2 (optional): click on the "Show imported columns" button to see all information exported from the Excel document before grouping.

Step 3: Choose a level, on which you want to place elements.

Step 4: Select families, types, and elevation for each group of elements you want to create.

Step 5: Untick tickbox in the "Create" column for each group you don't want to create.

Step 6: Press the "Create" button to create elements.


Sheet Manager

With Sheet Manager you can:

  - create new sheets one by one using Add New Sheet button,

  - import new sheets in bulk from an Excel file using Import From Excel button,

  - delete selected sheets using Delete Selected Sheets button,

  - add and remove sheet views.


Color By Parameter

Simply choose which property you want to use as a criteria to override colors of elements and click Override Colors button. The tool will group all elements visible in the active view with identical values of the selected property and assign random color for each group of elements.

Use Refresh button if you switched to another view or if elements in the view have been changed.

Use Reset Overrides button to get rid of all graphic overrides in the view.




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Create Elements From Excel

Create Elements From Excel will help you to create groups of non-hosted elements in the model by coordinates and rotation angle exported from an Excel document (xls /.xlsx).

Sheet Manager

Sheet Manager is made to simplify the process of creating sheets and updating their basic parameters.

Color By Parameter

Color By Parameter is made to override colors of elements in the active view based on one of their parameters.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

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Company Name: Koptev Pty Ltd
Support Contact: info@koptev.com.au

Author/Company Information

Koptev Pty Ltd

Support Information

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact via email: info@koptev.com.au

Version History

Version Number Version Description


- Added Color by Parameter - Minor bug fixes and improvements


- Added Sheet Manager - Minor bug fixes and improvements


Initial release
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