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March, 2017

We are pleased to announce releases of the Trimble Field Points software product as follows:

  • Version 4.1
    Compatible with Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2017 and Autodesk® Revit® 2017

This document provides you with important information pertaining to the enhancements and/or modifications included in this release of our software.

AutoCAD Compatible Applications

The Trimble Field Points software now behaves as expected when you perform the following functions:

  • Auto-fill custom attributes included in attributes field and description field  on both "Place Points over Blocks" and "Place Points over Markers" commands
    • In the dialog box you now have a drop down carrot to choose the blocks attributes as point attributes
  • Place different types of Markers
    • This allows the user multiple options for creating specific points over each type of marker
    • Multiple markers may be placed inside a block for additional customization
    • Two default marker types are provided and additional marker types can be created at the users discursion
  • Place Points over Autodesk Fabrication Items
    • This allows customers to place points over already placed Fabricate items in the model.
      • The following CID numbers are supported:
        • Hangers CID 838
        • Elliptical Reducers (Round Wall/Slab Sleeves) CID 149, 1049
        • Rectangular Roof Curbs CID 321, 322
        • Girders (Structural Beams/Columns) CID 910
        • Rectangular Straights (Wall/Slab Penetrations) CID 972, 1972
        • Floor Drains CID 1189, 2189, 2190, 2191, 2192

Revit Compatible Applications

The Trimble Field Points software now behaves as expected when you perform the following functions:

  • Auto-fill custom parameters included in attributes field and description field  on both "Place Points over families" and "Place Points over Markers" commands
    • In the dialog box you now have a drop down carrot to choose the custom parameter as point attributes
  • Place different types of Markers
    • This allows the user multiple options for creating specific points over each type of marker
    • Multiple markers may be placed inside a family for additional customization
    • Two default marker types are provided and additional marker types can be created at the users discursion

Update Information

  • Caution Please ensure that you install the Trimble Field Points software compatible with your version of AutoCAD or Revit!
  • Caution It is not recommended that you upgrade an active project (epically in work shared Revit projects) unless there are specific bug fixes that apply to your situation.
    • If you must upgrade a project before its completion;
      • Please refer to Autodesk for best practices
      • It is recommended you create a backup of the project prior to the upgrade

Note: If you need assistance installing this release, please contact MEP Client Services at 1-800-234-3758.