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Family Browser R2 - 2017.12.07.512 (released 7th December 2017)

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  • System Families with special characters in the name now display and insert as expected
  • Collections in the Group pull-down menu now display in the specified order
  • Alternative paths now work as expected with Live folder tabs
  • Default DB location on startup now changed to -> C:\Users\Public\Documents\KCFB R2\201?
  • Added the ability to manage your Licenses from the About Dialog
  • Other minor changes and additions


Family Browser R2 - 2017.09.07.511 (released 7th September 2017)

  • Subfolders and family types are now displayed alphanumerically
  • Screen capturing extended to system families and draughting views
  • New Users are now added to all collections by default
  • Families with type catalogs that are not indexed now show the family types

Family Browser R2 - 2017.08.31.510 (released 31st August 2017)

  • Fixed issue with alpha/numeric order of families
  • Fixed issue with alternative paths being case sensitive
  • Fixed name case issue with RVT files
  • Removed dialog when SWC on a floating license


Family Browser R2 - 2017.08.17.508 (released 17th August 2017)

  • Fixed issue with multiple users with different character case
  • Fixed UI issues with Group selector
  • Fixed tab order in FB UI


Family Browser R2 - 2017.08.09.506 (released 9th August 2017)

  • Added the ability to add Revit Legend views to Family Browser
  • Fixed issue with Drafting Views with a period in the name causing a .net error
  • Added more error checking and logging on Family Browser start-up

Family Browser R2 - 2017.07.28.505 (released 28th July 2017)

  • Fixed issue with un-indexed live files showing garbage in the type expander
  • Added ability to connect to an existing Floating XML file without the need to go through the registration wizard
  • Added the ability to cancel out of the "Add File dialog" when adding families
  • Fixed an issue with the installer args not working for mapped drives, when those drives are not available at install time
  • Fixed an issue on some computers corrupting the DB file on initial startup


Family Browser R2 - 2017.07.17.504 (released 17th July 2017)

  • Fixed a bug that was introduced in build 2017.07.12.503, where types of un indexed families were showing incorrectly


Family Browser R2 - 2017.07.12.503 (released 12th July 2017)

  • Added ability to add Microsoft Word (docx), PDF & MP4 video files to Family Browser
  • Fixed issue with Family Browser not showing family files with a "." in the file name
  • Fixed issue with Family Browser not showing files if "Hide file extensions" is ticked in windows explorer
  • Modified File Pather App to allow re pathing of Sub Folders


Family Browser R2 - 2017.06.22.500 (released 22nd June 2017)

  • Added Journal function for troubleshooting support. Journal files can be found here -> "C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\KCFB R2\Journals"
  • Added new license wizard form.
  • Fixed other minor issues.

Family Browser R2 - 2017.05.03.490 (released 3rd May 2017)

  • Fixed SQL connection issues to DB on UNC path for FB 2017 & 2018.
  • Added the ability to type in network path to DB, using Folder Dialog in Family Manager.
  • Fixed FB UI vert scaling issue on initial Revit 2015/16 startup.

Family Browser R2 - 2017.4.17.488 (released 17th April 2017)

  • Added Revit 2018 support.
  • Added Family Browser Apps.
  • Increased speed for very large Databases with smart caching.
  • Family Browser now uses the same SQLite version as the running Revit application.
  • Other minor fixes and tweaks.

Family Browser R2 - 2017.3.14.487 (released 14th March 2017)

  • Added installer Args support for Family Browser 2015/16.
  • Fixed issue with Floating Licenses if license was expired or invalid.

Family Browser R2 - 2017.3.12.485 (released 12th March 2017)

  • Added release license button to help dialog.
  • Added logging to startup.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Family Browser R2 - 2017.2.20.483 (released 20th Feb 2017)

  • Added Floating License Viewer Lte, to about form.
  • Fixed issue indexing Pre Revit 2013 Revit family files.
  • Added error logging to family indexing.


Family Browser R2 - 2017.2.13.482 (released 13th Feb 2017)

  • Added support for adding schedules to Family Browser.
  • Fixed Palette scaling issue when palette resized.
  • Fixed issue of not being able to remove system families from tabs.
  • Fixed issue around indexing families in Search Manager if automatic indexing was turned off.


Family Browser R2 - 2017.2.3.479 (released 6th Feb 2017)

  • Added support for Revit 2015 & 2016. Single installer installs for Revit 2015, 2016 & Revit 2017.
  • Added small icon so Family Browser icon shows in Quick Access Bar in Revit.


Family Browser R2 - 2017.2.3.479 (released 3rd Feb 2017)

  • Initial Family Browser R2 release to public - Revit 2017