Tips & Tricks on BIM Application.
Revit® Professionals' FAQs & Answers.
Latest News on Tools for Revit® and BIM.
July 26, 2019 by Ieva Janulevičiūtė

The user interface of our Wood/Metal Framing software is going to be enhanced next week! After this update, users will see the changes in Wall+ and Wall+ M as well as Floor+ and Floor+ M. A separate update for Roof+ and Roof+ M will be coming out soon.

Don‘t worry, no functionality will be lost due to the UI update: the commands will simply be re-arranged and complemented with icons. In addition to the UI change, a few new features are going to be added as well.

But before we get to the new features, let's quickly get familiarized with the renewed ribbons.

In the images below, you can see the tool-tips that appear when the mouse hovers over a command in the main or secondary ribbon.

WALL+ tool-tips

FLOOR+ tool-tips

Below are the new arrangements of the functions within Wall+ and Floor+.

Exploded view of WALL+ functions

Exploded view of FLOOR+ functions

OK, now that we've seen the new UI, on to the new features!

Framing reports & suggestions

From now on, after selecting walls or floors and using “Frame Wall/Floor”, the tool will automatically generate a report letting you know how many Walls/Floors were checked, how many and what kind of issues were found, and will provide a suggestion for resolving the issues:

Validate Walls

Another feature, useful for new and seasoned users alike, is “Validate Walls”. It checks whether the walls in the current project fit the predefined settings. Only validated walls should be framed.

In the example below, we checked a project containing five walls, and Wall+ found that one wall did not have a material assigned to its layer(s). In the Validation/Layers Report, we can see the Wall Type, Id number, and the “Message” informing us of the issue:

Update Part Parameters

A new feature called “Update Part Parameters” lets users update part parameters from Sheathing/Paneling Configuration → Mark Settings — without needing to split the wall all over again. This is especially useful when you edit the parts manually after they were split using Split Parts and don’t want the changes to be affected. Also, it fills in the “HostMemberSortMark” parameter.

From now on, users can set the desired numbering configurations in the Numbering Configuration window and then number all elements with one click using "Number Elements".

In the Numbering Configuration, users have the option to use the predefined configurations (just like in previous versions of Wall+ and Floor+) or the ones that were created using SortMark.

If you want to experience the benefits of NEW Wall+ and Floor+, then update these solutions as soon as you see the red bubble next to them in Tools4BIM Dock!


Compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2018, 2019, 2020

The definitive solution for wood/metal framing with Revit

Top Revit users call AGACAD’s Wood/Metal Framing Suite the most powerful and flexible BIM software on the market for constructions with multi-layer timber-frame or metal-frame walls, floors and roofs. That includes prefabricated panels, rafters and trusses, and great SIPs, CLT and post-and-beam solutions.

Advanced automation and built-in best practices help BIM professionals make optimal choices, move much faster, and avoid errors at every stage – from design and documentation to fabrication and construction.

It’s easy to quickly batch add, modify or mark just the right elements or parameters, distribute details, flexibly manage openings and connections, and find clashes. Frames dynamically update and adapt, ensuring that shop drawings and cut lists are always accurate.

Thank you!

If you have not been contacted within 24 hours, please check your Junk folder.

Contact Us

I'm interested in:

We’d love to stay in touch and share information that could be helpful for you in your work. Typically we write about twice a month and you can unsubscribe at any time. Is that OK?

* - Required fields

Thank you for your demo request.

Our customer service will get in touch with you within 24 hours.

Don’t waste time on reading technical documentation and see that this is the solution for you! Our Expert will frame a part of your project, demonstrate software functionality and share the best practice and efficient way of framing, taking into account your current needs.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 200$/200€

Register to start framing with our Expert

You will leave the demonstration with:
- Part of your project already framed;
- Your questions answered;
- 14-days software trial;
- Support during the trial period.

If you have any questions or requests, please feel free to contact us via email

Thank you for your trial request.

Our customer service will get in touch with you within 24 hours.

Want to find out if this is the right solution for you? Our professionals are here to help you. To properly assess the software, you will need a trial license, personal training with our engineers, sample families and configurations. For that we offer an Initial Implementation Plan.

Cost: 500$/500€
These costs are deducted from the product purchase price.

Register to start a trial!

The Initial Implementation plan includes:
- Revit project with sample families & configurations
- Research on your framing standards (1 h)
- Online training (2 h)
- 30-days software trial
- Support during the trial period

If you have any questions or requests, please feel free to contact us via email

This site uses cookies - they help us provide you with a better online experience. By using our website you accept that we may store and access cookies on your device. | Privacy policy X