OCSL Family Rename

OCSL Family Rename

Win32 and 64, English

Oakley CAD Services Ltd
OCSL Family Rename version 1.7 is a tool to rename Autodesk® Revit® Families and Types. It now includes system Families and Materials with built in text editing functions and export via xml.

General Usage Instructions

The Commands can be accessed from either the Addin Ribbon Tab/Family Rename Tools or the External Tools.The product will run on a 30 day trial License and is limited to updating 5 Families and Type during validation use,



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Family Rename

The command opens a Form which contains Tabs holding Component Families plus Types, specific System Families plus Types and Revit Materials available within the current Revit Project. The Columns within each table can be used to sort the data by category family or type by clicking on the Column Header. The Column width can be re-sized in the header or double click the Header width to optimize the width for its content. The form can be re-sized if the tables need to be bigger to view the contents. The Check-boxes at the top of the form control whether you want the specific tabs to be populated with the data from the project. The check boxes will turn on or off the appropriate tab. Use the Tabs to view the appropriate data tables and if you only want to rename specific items use the “Rename” check-box option against each required row in the table. This must be used in conjunction with the “Rename Rows” selection in the Rename Options. The data table Options provide filters to make


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Autodesk App store, and select the 'Uninstall' button, or you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

See the Help files included in the package for further information

Known Issues

Ensure that the XML File format is not manually edited or this can cause issues Importing into other projects.


Company Name: Oakley CAD Services Ltd
Support Contact: info@OCSLTools.com

Author/Company Information

Oakley CAD Services Ltd

Support Information

Email us at info@Oakley-cad.co.uk with feedback, licensing or requests for enhancements.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

Support or 2016 & 2017 plus export to XML files included.as included . 


1.5 Has included Tooltips to each of the form controls to aid User support. The Import text file option now colours the items green where not found within the previous datatables. The Checkall / Uncheck function now supports the current selected tab. 


1.4 Has changed the Renaming process to a single form application with built in Text editing capabilities. This removes the need to carry out the renaming process in a toll such a notepad used in version 1. 

All the editing can be carried out on the form and the result exported or imported if required. The App has now been improved to include system families and materials


First Release to Exchange Store

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