What's New in Ideate Apps

The latest improvements to IdeateApps have been designed for use with Revit 2016, 2017, and 2018. All functionality is identical across all three Revit versions, unless noted otherwise. See below for a summary of the improvements and new tools added into this release.

You can also review videos related to the new functionality within our YouTube What's New playlist.

New Tools!

Yes, we've added four new tools to this version of IdeateApps. (three for Revit 2016)

Ideate SpellCheck

Sheet and View Tools:

     Ideate SheetManager

     Ideate Align

     Ideate Clone



Ideate XRay

The new Selection Wizard within Ideate XRay, makes selecting the invisible element easier.

Ideate ReNumber

Numbering both Viewports and Grids will now automatically handle duplicates.

Ideate ReNumber now supports reading the Room- or Space-based information across a linked file to make it even easier to number elements that require room- or space-based numbering schemes.

Ideate QuickSelect

Reference Planes are identified within the Family Editor with their 'type' for improved quality assurance. Now it is easy to determine Weak versus Strong references.

Bug Fixes

Conflict with third-party applications resulting in a StreamWrite/StreamRead error has been resolved.


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