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Revit Family Question - Incremental Parameter

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09-12-2012 09:02 AM

Hi Everyone,

 

Hope you can help me with this

 

I am making a family and i want to put ID # on it, so if i tag the family the ID # will show

 

here is my question

 

Is there a way that if i copy paste my family the ID # will increment +1?

 

Thanks in advance.

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The only parameter that functions like that is the 'Mark' parameter, which Revit adds to all elements in a Project as an Instance Parameter. Each time a new element is added, regardless of the Category, the value is increased to be a unique value (usually by +1). However, this parameter will most likely not suit your purposes as you will not get a consistent count for a particular family. I would recommend searching this forum for "MARK VALUE" (or a similar terminology) to learn more about it.

 

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Re: Revit Family Question

09-12-2012 09:15 AM in reply to: johna

The only parameter that functions like that is the 'Mark' parameter, which Revit adds to all elements in a Project as an Instance Parameter. Each time a new element is added, regardless of the Category, the value is increased to be a unique value (usually by +1). However, this parameter will most likely not suit your purposes as you will not get a consistent count for a particular family. I would recommend searching this forum for "MARK VALUE" (or a similar terminology) to learn more about it.

 

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Re: Revit Family Question

09-12-2012 09:19 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

Thanks for the input.

 

I will try this mark parameter and make it work

 

i will keep you posted.

 

thanks again

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