José Alberto Torres Jaraute implemented an add-in tool to protect the intellectual property built into a complex hierarchy of nested family instances by replacing them with a flatter and simpler hierarchy, yet retaining all the relevant non-confidential custom data.Basically, his tool also enables location of overlapping elements and duplicates elimination.In the course of this work, Alberto raised a number of questions inthe Revit API discussion forum Explode nested families Insert a curve-based family instance associated to a face Explode family instance to get all the components of a family in project Change the host and work plane of a family...

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