Step 1: Getting Started with Ideate Sticky
Adding a Sticky to your Revit project is like adding a stickyback to your sheets - a great way to provide important, non-BIM data to your Revit project. How do we do this? Ideate Sticky creates and manages the header text within the Revit Schedule. This header text can support many non-BIM needs including code lists, general notes, consultant data, or any other kinds of tabular non-BIM data.
The best way to get started with Ideate Sticky is to use some of the sample Excel files provided.
Use Sample Files
- Open the Sheet view where you want to place the Sticky and then launch Ideate Sticky.
- Select the Create... button in the lower left-hand corner.
- Identify an Excel file to import by picking the "..." button next to the Excel file selector. Several sample files are included in the default directory. These files have a set Print Area for use with Ideate Sticky. You can learn more about the Excel file requirements in Preparing the Excel file. The sample files are located within the default directory, which is at C:\Program Files\Ideate\Ideate Software 2016\Ideate Sticky\Samples.
- Identify the worksheet within that Excel file that contains the information you want to import.
- Review the Sticky name - this will be the name that displays within the Project Browser, under the Schedule folder.
- After picking "OK" the new Sticky will be placed in the center of the active Sheet view.
Related Topics: Sample Files, Using Ideate Sticky
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