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What is RTV Reporter?

RTV Reporter Defined

Our RTV Reporter product provides Autodesk® Revit® users with an intuitive interface to quickly collate, filter, schedule and extract parameter data from multiple Autodesk® Revit® model categories to create dynamic schedules and reports using the intuitive built-in report designer to automatically create reports such as furniture and fixtures schedules, door and window hardware schedules, Room schedules and many more.

The User Interface

Open RTV Reporter by selecting the Reporter button from the RTV Tools tab on the Autodesk® Revit® ribbon interface as shown below.

To follow suit with Autodesk® Revit®, Reporter also has an easy to use Ribbon based interface which once launched will look like the below image.

Ribbon Options

  • Categories: click to define the Revit Categories to extract the associated parameter data from.
  • Export: click to Export the category parameter data to an excel file.
  • Report Panel: contains the tools to generate a Report using the currently loaded Categories, Design a new Report Template or edit an existing Report template.
  • Column Visibility: click to define the visibility of Instance and Type based parameters for each Category displayed in the data grid.
  • Restore Column layout: click to restore a previously saved Column layout from .xml
  • Save Column layout: click to save the current column layout to .xml for future use
  • Add Calculation column: click to add a formula based calculation column in the data grid for the current category
  • Refresh Current Tab: click to refresh parameter data in the data grid for the current category
  • Refresh All Tabs: click to refresh parameter data in the data grid for all loaded categories

Checking for updates

To learn more about checking for updates with RTV Reporter click here