In-Place Family Warning

In-Place Family Warning

Parallax Team

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If you have ever had to work with in-place families in Autodesk® Revit®, you know that they are tough to deal with. Everyone has their reasons for making them, but sometimes far too many are created. This add-in will offer a virtual “hand slap” to remind people that this tool needs to be used purposefully. This is also done with a fun reference to a popular 90s movie.


The Parallax In-Place Family Warning plugin installs as an application-level add-in and requires no user interaction. it simply launches when an In-Place family is attempted. If the user chooses to continue, the popup will no longer appear for the rest of that Revit session. (This tool initially had a password, but completely locking users out isn’t our style.)

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About This Version

Version 1.0.3, 4/15/2021
Addition of Revit 2022 support.

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  • Dinoriffic
    Charles Berteaux IV | August 06, 2019 Verified Download (What's this?)

    Geat app for harmlessly shaming those naughty in-place families!

  • In Place Family
    Robert Beckerbauer Jr | February 20, 2019 Verified Download (What's this?)

    Great tool.  Can't wait to see what is next.

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