Let’s say you have exported all families in a Revit project to a bunch of folders by Category, but you want to get them all into one folder so you can drag-drop and load them all into a new project all at once…
Copy the following into a batch file:
::Not sure if this is needed
::It guarantees you have a canonical path (standard form)
for %%F in (%destination%) do set destination=”%%~fF”
for /r %source% %%F in (.) do if “%%~fF” neq %destination% ROBOCOPY “%%F” %destination% *.rfa /COPYALL /R:0
Now, change the text in red to suit your source and destination (my destination folder was empty). Run the batch file and you should have a stack of RFAs all sitting in that folder. Note: results may be a bit unpredictable if you have duplicates of particular files in the source directory tree.
file – ROBOCOPY – Copy folders content to a single folder – Stack Overflow
When we use the built-in tool "Save as… Library" > Families… the result is that all the families are saved into the same folder, without subfolders. What would be the difference in the result if somebody uses this routine?
The bult-in tool for saving the project as library already puts all the families in one single folder. What would be the advantage of using this routine?
I had used the Case exporter, and it puts families into folders by category.
Your post contains lots of valuable information. I used the Case exporter, and by category, it puts families in folders. Thanks for the post.