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Add details to "This operation could not be completed" error messages

Status: Gathering Support
by Contributor eric.anastas on ‎03-16-2017 11:53 AM - last edited on ‎03-16-2017 11:56 AM |

It appears that whenever Revit has any kind of issues with a network connection or connection to Revit server, it is only able to display the following generic error dialog to the user:

 

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This dialog is not at all helpful in identifying what may be wrong with the model, server, or network. In all cases when a user is shown this message I end up having open up and search through their journal file in an attempt to figure out what's going on.

 

I understand that proper UX design typically does not expose internal error messages directly to the user. However, a message this generic is essentially useless. 


It would be great if the detail about the exception thrown on the user's computer, or server were accessible through the actual error dialog

 

 

 

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