2021.1.2 Hotfix

Issues Resolved
  • Annotation – Tags
    • Improved the stability when selecting material tags in 3D, section, or elevation views.
  • DirectShape Elements
    • Improved Massing instances imported from FormIt to dimension properly.
  • Energy – Analytical Model
    • Fixed an issue that caused systems analysis to fail if an analytical surface is created without a valid analytical space reference.
  • Export DWG/DXF
    • Improved the stability when exporting to DWG in a location synced to a cloud storage service.
  • Fabrication – MEP
    • Fixed an issue with elevation tags that would display ? when removing the leader from the tag.
    • Fixed an issue where thousand of combination was causing Revit to freeze during a reload configuration.
  • Family
    • Fixed the issue that families cannot be loaded if they are accompanied by a type catalog where types are separated by blank lines.
  • File Open/Save
    • Improved stability for model open when a registry item is lost.
  • Help
    • Fixed the issue that F1 keys do not display the correct help page in browser.
  • MEP Electrical Cable Tray and Conduit
    • Fixed an issue that caused cable tray fittings to not display in a plan view with annotation scale turned on.
  • MEP Electrical Circuits
    • Improved stability when creating a circuit in system browser after delete a circuit in canvas.
  • MEP Mechanical Other
    • Fixed an issue that caused a hosted element to move when its workset changed.
  • MEP P&ID Modeler
    • Allow user to associate a BIM 360 Plant Project on BIM 360 Docs via P&ID modeler when the model was originally associated with a Plant Project on A360 Teams.
  • Revit Cloud Worksharing
    • Fixed an issue so that sync with central would not be blocked by the long file path of a linked file in a cloud model or a Revit Server model.
    • Fixed an issue that a cloud model with name length close to limit 255 causes failure of navigating to the corresponding folder on Import/Link RVT dialog.
    • Fixed an issue when the Worksets are not editable task dialog is shown, when there are 2 users, both of whom created new worksets and edited their respective worksets, and then performed a SWC respectively, causing a Workset clash due to new worksets being downloaded into their locals during SWC.

2021.1.1 Hotfix

Issues Resolved
  • Align
    • Improved the stability when aligning grid lines.
  • Alignments
    • Fixed the issue that Revit will hang when importing bridge model including the alignment from InfraWorks to Revit.
  • Content Browser
    • Improved stability with family load when using Load Autodesk Family.
  • Duct/Pipe Display
    • Fixed an issue that caused a gap between a pipe and fitting when using single line display with “Use Annot. Scale for Single Line Fittings” enabled in Mechanical Settings.
  • Energy Model
    • Fixed an issue that caused an energy analytical model to contain analytical surfaces with missing geometry.
  • Help
    • Fixed the issue that help link is broken when customers press F1 on the Revit plug-in.
  • Parameters
    • Fixed an issue that was caused longer than expected delays when switching views.
  • Shared View
    • Fixed an issue that a text is truncated on Shared View Dialog.
  • Tags
    • Resolved an issue so that values from a calculated instance parameter in the Tag family is available in a linked object.
  • Units
    • Updated Russian translations
  • View
    • Fixed the issue so that wall tags won’t randomly disappear.

2021.1 Update

Enhancements
  • API
    • Deprecated two properties DocumentSavingAsEventArgs.IsSavingAsMasterFile and DocumentSavingAsEventArgs.IsSavingAsMasterFile and added two properties DocumentSavingAsEventArgs.IsSavingAsCentralFile and DocumentSavedAsEventArgs.IsSavingAsCentralFile.
    • In the API, replaced the Enum value ConnectorType.MasterSurface with a new value ConnectorType.MainSurface (no rebuild of existing applications referencing the replaced value is required).
  •  Alignments
    • Added support for alignments to Revit transferred from a future version of InfraWorks as a part of the InfraWorks bridge model. Alignments support alignment station annotations to be added to an imported alignment individually or as “sets” to meet documentation requirements.
  • Dynamo for Revit
    • Updated Dynamo for Revit version to 2.6 in Revit 2021.1.
    • Provided new Dynamo for Revit nodes for Path of Travel function including getting/adding/setting and removing waypoints, calculate the shortest way to multiples destinations.
    • Added 90 new Dynamo Revit nodes related to Revit platform functions such as selection, documentation, view, etc.
  • Electrical Panel Schedule
    • Added support so users can modify elements in a circuit using the properties palette while in a panel schedule view by selecting the desired element(s) in the System Browser.
  • Export DGN
    • Renamed the property used for selecting the working units during DGN export through the API to WorkingUnits.
  • Import/Export/Link SAT/SKP
    • Added support for importing SketchUp 2020 files.
  • MEP Analytical Systems
    • Improved System-Zones by reporting the Level Offset and making it editable in the Properties palette.
  • MEP Miscellaneous
    • Added support for P&ID Modeler to access Plant 3D Collaboration projects on a Europe data center.
  • Reinforcement
    • Added the ability to identify the rebar host for any selected rebar set, area or path reinforcement.
  • Shared Coordinates
    • Provided informational messages when attempting to acquire coordinates from a link.
  • Shared View
    • Provided an easy way to share 3D views in Revit.
  • Units
    • Added 50 new units of measurement, spanning across all disciplines.  Please see What’s New for a complete list. link.
  • User Interface
    • Refined disciplines and job roles in the user profile.
    • Updated the following dialogs to be resizable: Parameter Properties (Family Editor), Manage Project Units, Manage Project Parameters, Project Parameter Properties, New Shared Parameter, Shared Parameter Properties, Edit Tooltip.
    • Refined a link message in the Default Family Template File Invalid dialog.
    • Added the option to switch view tabs by history order (starting from last active/working view) using CTRL+(SHIFT)+TAB.
Issues Resolved
  • API
    • Fixed an issue when reading the UnitType property of an ExtensibleStorage.Field built with UnitType.UT_Custom. Updated the ExtensibleStorageManager SDK sample project to accept the included sample XML file (aSimpleSchema_adsk___78630.xml).
    • Fixed an issue where
    • Realistic views would export black through the API only.
  • Analytical Model
    • Improved stability when selecting an Analytical Node from an Analytical Beam that has 0 length.
  • Background Processes
    • Fixed an issue that caused model sizes to increase significantly due to unfinished background calculations.
    • Improved stability of background processing.
    • Ensured colorfills calculate correctly after Syncing with Central in a Workshared model.
  • Copy-Cut-Paste
    • Fixed an issue so that users can copy and paste elements.
    • Fixed an issue so that the imported DWG file appearance won’t be overridden after duplicating a view with view template being applied.
  • Curtain System
    • Fixed an issue when users are working with the curtain walls within a group.
  • Design Option
    • Fixed an issue when face-based components were deleted on make design option primary.
    • Improved the naming of duplicate design options so they order more naturally.
  • Dimensions
    • Fixed an issue so that dimension text would show correct value.
    • Improved stability when splitting a wall that is dimensioned.
    • Improved stability of switching views when expanding spot elevation types in the Properties palette.
    • Improved stability when opening a file with dimensions.
  • Duct
    • Fixed an issue that caused instability when placing duct elements created using direct shapes.
    • Improved duct tags that use the Overall Size or Free Size parameters by displaying the dimension that is parallel to the view first.
  • Duct/Pipe Display
    • Fixed an issue that prevented offset tags from reporting a value for design duct and pipe fittings.
  • Dynamo Player
    • Fixed an issue where Dynamo Player selection nodes could not be used when switching between open Revit models.
  • Dynamo for Revit
    • Fixed the Dynamo Revit node: Roof.ByOutlineExtrusionTypeAndLevel issue so it works as expected.
    • Fixed the issue so that “All Element of Type” Dynamo node would work as expected.
    • Removed the redundant error message when Dynamo Revit users run the Dynamo script containing the global parameters.
    • Fixed the incorrect Dynamo Revit sample file location in the description.
  • Electrical Wiring
    • Fixed a worksharing issue that caused wires to be automatically borrowed when opening a local file.
  • Energy Model
    • Fixed an issue that caused instability when using the Location dialog while in Preview Solar Study mode.
  • Export DWG/DXF
    • Fixed an issue where lines would be missing when exporting certain slightly curved elements to DWG.
  • Family
    • Fixed the text issue so that text type catalog would show correctly with Cyrillic letters.
  • File Open/Save
    • Resolved issue where family file size would increase after being saved in 2021 format.
    • Added ‘ignoreEESchemaConflict’ option in File Open API ‘OpenOptions’.
  • Floor
    • Improved stability when editing a floor profile.
  • Graphics
    • Fixed an issue where decals displayed offset from their actual position in Realistic views when placed on the face of a loaded family instance.
  • Help
    • Fixed an issue so that Revit would show the correct help page when pressing F1 on an API-added button with an API-assigned local help file.
  • IFC
    • Re-enabled the use of the “Export user-defined property set” option when exporting IFC files.
  • Import/Export Image
    • Fixed an issue where mapped drives were case sensitive in the relative path of an inserted PDF or Raster Image.
  • Link Topography
    • Fixed an issue where Link Topography didn’t work when Windows System Locale was set to a non-English option in which a period was used for digital grouping rather than comma.
    • Improved the performance of Link Topography when the Civil 3D published surface is extremely large.
    • Fixed an issue in the Link Topography dialog where the button sizes did not fit the localized language.
    • Fixed an issue where shared coordinates were updated incorrectly after reloading a moved linked topography with large coordinates.
  • MEP Analytical Systems
    • Fixed a conversion error for the Airflow per area parameter of analytical spaces.
    • Improved Systems Analysis by not assigning temperature set points to unconditioned analytical spaces.
    • Fixed a Systems Analysis error by blocking the exclamation point character from being used for gbXML names.
  • MEP Connectors
    • Fixed an issue that allowed a pinned family to be moved by dragging a MEP connector grip.
  • MEP Fabrication
    • Fixed an issue with the “Display On Views” setting which failed to update status changes when reloading configuration.
    • Updated tooltip information on the Fabrication AddOn features.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented barcodes and QR codes from displaying in fabrication reports.
    • Fixed an issue with dialog window icons which were getting overwritten after installing the Fabrication Addon.
    • Fixed an issue that resulted in disconnections when using the Change Size feature on branch runs in tee and tap-off scenarios.
  • MEP Miscellaneous
    • Fixed an issue where Transfer Project Standards is not working for P&ID project settings.
    • Improved the performance of turning graphic disconnect warnings on or off in an MEP model.
  • Materials
    • Improved stability when working with RPC elements.
  • Mechanical Systems
    • Fixed an issue that prevented a tag from reporting a value for a vertical pipe or duct.
  • Pipe
    • Fixed an issue that caused instability in Revit when modifying a duct or pipe system that was in a bad state.
    • Fixed an issue that caused a pipe rise symbol to be hidden by a pipe above that is not displayed due to phase filtering.
    • Fixed an issue where pipes were removed as a result of another pipe type deletion.
  • Plan Regions
    • Fixed the issue so that the wall display won’t be changed after the plan region is deleted.
  • Platform
    • Improved stability on exit when Gflags are enabled.
  • Precast
    • Corrected an issue that would prevent the Precast tab to be loaded when the operating system is in Turkish.
  • Pressure Loss Calculations
    • Improved piping systems by removing unnecessary warnings.
  • Print
    • Fixed an issue where whole viewports print black if multiple realistic views on the same sheet have a different anti-aliasing setting.
    • Fixed an issue where views set to Realistic that were not directly opened in the session would print wireframe when printing multiple selected views and sheets.
    • Fixed an issue with text in multiple dwg links with different colors all printing the same color in vector mode.
  • Project Browser
    • Improved stability when renaming views (and using the delete key) in the Project Browser.
  • Reinforcement
    • Fixed an issue where overridden hook lengths become negative when changing the rebar shape.
  • Revit Cloud Model (workshared)
    • Fixed an issue where a user had 2 editing requests for the same element from 2 different users and granted one of them. the second request would not be properly updated in the user’s view.
    • Fixed an issue where cloud models could incorrectly be marked as transmitted.
    • Manage Links dialog or Insert Link dialog are now able to show all the models visible to a user even if there are models with the same model identifier.
    • Fixed an issue where workset creators unexpectedly lose ownership after a sync with central.
  • Shared Coordinates
    • Fixed an issue in the Coordination Model dialog where the pull-down list size of Positioning options did not fit in the localized language.
  • Startup/Shutdown
    • Improved stability when launching Revit.
  • Text
    • Fixed an issue where vertical text leaders would incorrectly move during placement.
  • Units
    • Changed parsing for inputs such as “1 M” to interpret the unit as meters instead of nautical miles, restoring behavior from releases prior to Revit 2021.
    • Added units of measurement to additional types to improve consistency across disciplines. Please see What’s New for a complete list. link.
    • Resolved an issue with accessing unit schema data.
    • Updated the API documentation to clarify changes in units.
    • Resolved data race on startup that could cause sporadic instability.
    • Fixed DB Strings for INCHES_OF_WATER and INCHES_OF_WATER_PER_100FT.
    • Added an enumeration value corresponding to UnitType::Custom at ParameterType 99.
    • Resolved an issue with accessing unit schema data.
  • User Interface
    • Corrected a misspelling in Customize Workspace dialog.
    • Improved stability when a floating view is docking to the main window.
  • View Templates
    • Fixed the issue so that view scale name will be correctly overridden by the view template after a customer view scale is applied with “Display Name” checked.
  • Wall
    • Improved stability when creating slanted stacked walls with large angle offsets.
    • Fixed the issue so that nested elements such as reveal or sweep in a curtain wall displayed correctly when applying the Displace Element command.
  • Worksharing
    • Fixed an issue where elements added in a local save and then synced were sometimes impossible to check out.
    • Fixed an issue that caused pipe or duct straights to overlap after syncing when two users made modifications to the same run containing multiple straights in a line.