Rename Elements

Rename Elements

Win64, English

Atis Sedlenieks
This one-click Add-In will help you to automatically rename Doors, Windows, Columns, Text Notes, Model Texts, Filled Regions, Dimensions and Spot Dimensions using pre-set rename conditions.

General Usage Instructions

First-time usage:

  1. Click on the Settings button under Rename Elements split button to set parameters for renaming.
  2. Then Click OK to save the settings for use in every project.
  3. Then click on Rename button to open rename dialog. On the rename dialog, you can see how many Types will be renamed, and how many Types have invalid new names.
  4. You can also see Category, Family Name, old name and new name of the Type that will be renamed. Also if there are any errors. Click OK to rename the Family Types or click Cancel to close the dialog without any changes.


Everyday usage:

  1. Click on Rename button to open rename dialog.
  2. Click OK to rename elements or click Cancel to close the dialog without any changes.

(no element selection is necessary)



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Click this button to open Rename Types dialog. In this dialog you will see what Category and Family name of the Type that will be renamed, the Old Family Type name, the New Family Type name and if there are any renaming errors. You will also see how many Types will be renamed and if and how many rename errors there are (Types with errors will not be renamed). Click OK to rename the Types without errors or click Cancel. If there are no name changes, the list will be empty.


Click this button to change and save rename conditions. These conditions will be saved for use in all existing and future projects. To change conditions, open the Settings dialog, change select parameters that will be included in the name and click OK. Move the mouse cursor over the parameters to see additional information in the tooltip.


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 10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Fixed issues with Leader Arrowhead naming. Fixed Help links.


Initial Public Release


Initial Release
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