Find all instances of a detail object and report them to a file

Here is how to do it:

  1. Select the detail item.
  2. Right-click > Select All Instances > In Entire Project
  3. Attempt ‘Group’ command

It will fail with an error like this:

However the resulting Error Report contains the view names that all these elements exist in…

Click Expand >> and then Export…
Save the Error Report to a file and have fun going through them one by one 🙂

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BhavesH Vaghela
9 years ago

this is very use full. thanks

9 years ago

Strange, I do not see view names in Error Report.
Could you post a picture of your error report.
Mine shows only name and id number.

Luke Johnson
9 years ago

When you have the ID number you can 'Select by ID', and then the Properties Palette should show the view name that the element exists in.

4 months ago

Genius – I love you Revit guys