Thumbnails in Windows Explorer no longer show .rfa files after installing Revit 2013.
The computer still has Revit 2013 installed, and thumbnails worked before installing 2014.
Thank you for your post. In this case with the thumbnail preview could be linked to the new content and files from the 2014 installation.
Here is the recommended resolution to your case:
1. Open the family file.2. Save the file to a new name, and click Options on the Save As dialog window.
3. Select the Source view that you want to use for the thumbnail preview, and check the "Regenerate if view/sheet is not up-to-date" box.
4. Save the file, and check if the thumbnail is updated.
Thank you for your update.
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Just to cover all the bases here, have you restarted your computer recently? I have experienced a similar problem when opening/editing/saving a large number of files in a short period of time. Windows Explorer was getting overloaded, and simply restarting fixed the issue.
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ok. . . yes well I dont have 2014 installed but assumed there would be a Revit.Thumbnail.dll in the 2013 folder. But its not and might not be one in 2014 either?
I will keep digging, I got the same issue but never looked at it until now.
Anyone else have any pointers please shout
By the way show thyumbnails instead of icons in the advanced windows system settings is not the solution as its on, in my case anyway.
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