Try this: Make sure that you are using the Face option for placing the component. Turn off the Original Path by selecting the Divided Path and using:
Start the place Component command. Make sure that you pick a Node on the Divided Path to place the Component.
The Repeat button should now be visible.
Note: you can set a Node of the Divided Path as a workplane (the Placement Plane dropdown in the Options bar will read “Divided Path”), but placing a Component on such a workplane will likely mean that the Repeat button will be grayed out.
Did you know you can nest a Generic Model family in a Generic Model Adaptive family and create a form that allows the swapping of the Profile Type?
Post by gaby424 Use Adaptive Components
-you can draw profiles as simple shared generic models families (you don`t have to use profiles template)
-nest them in a generic model adaptive family and instanciate them 2 times in paralel planes
-put a family type parameter on their label fields (the same for bouth)
-carefully select only theirs segments for bouth the profiles using ctrl+click & TAB key (you can also just select the 2 instances but you can receive an error message in the next step)
-press create form button
-create voids to cut the ends as in your truss family
now play with changing the family type parameter (assuming you have more than one profile in family/project)
Standard Casework families can not join geometry in the project environment, but Generic Models can. There are various opinions on how to handle this. From RFO:
Aaron Maller (using Generic Model, non adaptive): Ours are generic models, non-line based, and we join geometry. It reports quantities correctly but conservatively, since a mitered corner reports both full lengths. But i prefer it that way. AC’s are nice, but since they havent made one that is multiple point with point number dictated on the fly, im not making 7 different families so i can have a 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on.
Alex Page (Generic Model, but using subcategory): Ours are Generic models (on a subcategory called Casework) so we can successfully use the join tool, and line based for ease of use…
Steve Stafford (Casework, adaptive): ah youze guys are chickens I made this one in less than five minutes from scratch. Not much more work than the old in-place deal. Make a few versions and you’re “done”.
Old 2006 post on AUGI, listing the then ‘joinable’ categories: It seems to be that only elements of some categories can be joined. Using the default Revit Building template, these are the categories that can be joined: Ceilings Columns Floors Generic Models Mass Roofs Structural Columns Structural Foundations Structural Framing Walls
What made me go ‘wow’ today was this: using this add-in, you can take an IFC file and import it as a Generic Model Adaptive Component in Revit 2012. You can select the points and adjust it just like ANY Adaptive Component – but it came from Grasshopper via IFC!