Trying to navigate your way around a Revit model can be a challenging and time-consuming exercise. Fortunately, Ideate Software tools are on hand to make this easier and more efficient. 

When you are searching for a particular value or element within the Ideate Software applications, how you specify the search term can affect the results produced.

In the example below, searching for Block A, the results are finding any level with either Block or A in the name.

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The results are not filtered for just Block A

Adding quotation marks will return results that match exactly Block A.

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Shown above, the exact search terms are returned.

Further examples are shown below.

Impvoed Search Capabilities

To learn more about searching in Ideate Software visit our Help file, Introduction to Ideate Explorer Search

You can also review this additional blog article on Advanced Tag Text Property Search.

U2 can find what you’re looking for. Happy searching!

For additional training tips, check out our Training blog series

Browse our website to learn more about how Ideate Software add-on products help Revit users save time, increase model accuracy, improve deliverables and elevate design. You can give them a try by downloading trial versions or purchasing the bundle for access to the Revit plugin solutions Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, Ideate StyleManager, and IdeateApps for six months. 

About the Author

Steve Deadman - Customer Success Manager - EMEA
Steve provides support to customers and helps them get a strong return on their software investment. He has a B.Eng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering and various certifications in engineering. Before joining Ideate Software, he worked at several top architectural firm in the United Kingdom where he specialized in the implementation and management of BIM processes and technology. Find Steve on LinkedIn.