Changelog

Latest BEAM updates

1.6.1.1

General Improvements

  • Improved nested elements selection in RAY

  • RAY exports elements as named groups

  • Fixed an issue with degenerate topography meshes from Revit

  • UI adjustments

  • Minor bug fixes

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1.6.0

New Features

  • IFC: Export IFC files from Rhino

    • IFC Document data

    • Levels

    • Parameter Types

    • Parameter Sets

    • IFC Types and Predefined Types

    • Define Rhino Document Coordinates

    • Export with custom origin

  • RAY: Use Rhino Inside Technology

    • Improved materials

    • Improved geometry quality

    • Improved speed

    • Launch Rhino from inside Revit

  • Grasshopper: Get Objects by Family name

  • Grasshopper: Set IFC Data

General Improvements

  • UI adjustments

  • Panel Updates when using BEAM Grasshopper Components

  • Compatible with Revit 2022

1.5.2

General Improvements

  • UI adjustments

  • Fixed .beam file padding for unconventional machine environments

New Features

  • Material Type Parameter assigned to Family in Revit

1.5.1

General Improvements

  • Fixed a Dynamo incompatibility issue

  • Faster geometry area check

  • Blocks can be imported in Families, the definition geometry will be used.

  • Fixed import units issue with RAY in Rhino.

  • Cancel editing Parameters

New Features

  • Grasshopper: Bake to Layer

1.5.0

New Features

  • URSA: update Adaptive Components with Mark

  • RAY: export Mark when exporting Adaptive Components

  • Automatic Mark assignment to block instances and curve/points

  • Schedule and edit instanced blocks and curves/points

  • New Grasshopper Components

General Improvements

  • New modern and reactive UI

  • Improved stability

  • Optimized Grasshopper Components

1.4.2

New Features

  • RAY can export in Shared Coordinates

General Improvements

  • Fixed Curtain Panels showing twice in the dropdown

  • Fixed bug in RAY when exporting edges inside families

  • RAY will no longer show parameters with incompatible Categories

1.4.1.2

General Improvements

  • Fixed a bug related to Revit Materials with invalid or uninitialized colours

  • Fixed Curtain Panels Loadable families mirror with BLOCS

  • Fixed Transfer Properties not applying subcategories to blocks

  • Fixed a bug related to Shared Coordinates

1.4.1

New Features

  • Compatible with Rhino 7

  • The following Categories will be imported as Loadable Families

    • Ceilings

    • Curtain Panels

    • Floors

    • Roofs

    • Stairs

    • Topography

    • Walls

General Improvements:

  • Fixed a bug related to Materials assigned to layers in Rhino

1.4.0

BLOCS

  • Export and import multiple blocks types at the same time

  • Instantiate Rhino blocks parameters

  • New dialog with blocks previews

RAY

  • Import Revit Materials and Parameters from Revit to Rhino

  • Pre select solid elements

BEAM

  • Create Revit Materials from Rhino Materials

General Improvements

  • Quick buttons to assign Families and Materials

  • Improved memory usage

  • Speed and stability increased

1.3.1

General Improvements:

  • Minor bug Fixes

1.3.0

New Features:

  • Compatible with Revit 2021

BEAM

  • Added option to force update system families. It will delete all instances of the same type in the document

BLOCS

  • Rhino blocks are automatically assigned families

  • Blocks can be renamed using the Panel in Rhino

  • Select visible Blocks by block definition name

  • Added ability to import automatically while using BLOCS in Revit

  • System Families can be imported and placed using import feature

RAY

  • Export adaptive components as polylines

RHINO

  • Query now counts curves in Families

  • Updated Custom Parameters Dialog with new format

  • Edit Custom Parameters and remove multiple Custom Parameters.

  • Rhino Materials are automatically assigned as BEAM materials. Changing the Material property in the Rhino Panel will change the Rhino Material assigned to the object. If a material does not exist it will be created in Rhino.

General Improvements

  • Revit Progress Bar stays always on top of Revit

  • Minor bug fixes

1.2.1

General Improvements

  • Fixed a bug exporting closed curves failing the beam export

  • Fixed a localization problem in RAY preventing export

  • Fixed Dynamo warnings about missing directories

  • Improved high DPI screens compatibility

1.2.0

New Features:

  • Added import option using Shared Coordinates for BEAM, URSA and BLOCS

  • BEAM Dashboard (PRO version)

General Improvements

  • Improved Floating License

  • Minor bug fixes

  • UI adjustments