Express Family Protect

Express Family Protect

Win64, English

BIMsoft
The app provides the ability to protect other users from editing or saving loadable family elements.

General Usage Instructions

The protected family is continuously maintained by the following operations:

  • Family protection is maintained in Autodesk® Revit® without the Express Family Protect program installed.
  • Family protection is maintained in the same way using standard transmission commands.
  • Family protection is maintained when the Revit version is updated.
  • Access is not allowed to Revit Development API.

 

A. Setting Command (Add-ins Ribbon Tab->Express Family Protect Panel->Setting)

  1. Protect key setting: The protect key is used to protect and unprotect the family. If the protect key is different, you cannot unprotect it. (Be careful not to lose the protect key)
  2. User parameter registration: When protecting a family, it is protected by adding parameters set in advance by the user. (Only parameters intended by the publisher will be registered during the trial period)

 

B. Family Protect Command (Add-ins Ribbon Tab->Express Family Protect Panel->Protect)

  1. Execute command after selecting a family element: After selecting a family element, executing protect instruction will be protected immediately.
  2. Select an element after executing the command: Select the element after selecting the command you want to protect, then click the Finish button.

 

C. Unprotect Family Command (Add-ins Ribbon Tab->Express Family Protect Panel->Unprotect)

  1. Execute command after selecting the family element: If you execute the release command after selecting the family element, the unprotection will be released immediately.
  2. Select the element after executing the command: If you select the element after selecting the command, unprotection will proceed if you click the finish button.

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

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. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. 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) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: BIMsoft
Support Contact: arx119@gmail.com

Author/Company Information

BIMsoft

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.1.1

Revit 2021 (21.1.20.44) updated version support Revit 2021 (21.1.11.27) updated version support Revit 2021 (21.1.10.26) updated version support Revit 2020 (20.2.30.42) updated version support

1.1.0

Revit 2021 version support

1.0.2

Fixed loading errors.

1.0.1

Initial release
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