Online QuickAccesses

Introduction

Online QuickAccesses are yet another very powerfull deployment functionnality. It lets you create Revit ribbon buttons that:

All the management functionnalities for QuickAccesses can be found in the "Online QuickAccesses Settings" window of the Orkestra Online Settings:

  1. Click

  2. Select the QuickAccess section in the Online Settings :

Online QuickAssesses Settings Window

Creating an Online QuickAccess

Online QuickAccesses are grouped by Workspace. Therefore, before you create an Online QuickAccess for a definition, your first need to select the Workspace it is located in :

You will only be able to create Online QuickAccess for definitions that you have
an "admin" access to.
Online QuickAccesses are Organized by Workspace

Selecting a workspace in the list will display all the definitions it contains, including definitions located in subfolders:

All you have to do to create que Workspace is:

  1. Select the "Definition" in the list.

  2. Press to add it to the "QuickAccesses" list.

  3. Push the modifications you made to the Orkestra Online Platform by pressing . By doing this, you make the Online QuickAccess available to every user who has access to this workspace.

  4. Press to refresh you Revit Ribbon.

Here is a video of the process:

Creating an Online QuickAccess

The QuickAccesses for definitions that are located in the same workspace are grouped in a pannel named after the workspace:

Deleting an Online QuickAccess

Deleting an Online QuickAccess can be done by performing the following steps:

  1. Select the "QuickAccesses" in the list.

  2. Press to move it back to the "Definitions" list.

  3. Push the modifications you made to the Orkestra Online Platform by pressing . By doing this, you remove the Online QuickAccess for every user who has access to this workspace.

  4. Press to refresh you Revit Ribbon.

Here is a video of the process:

Deleting an Online QuickAccess

Customizing an Online QuickAccess

Online QuickAccesses can be customized just like local QuickAccesses. The main difference is that this customization will be visible for all users who have access to this Online Quickaccess. This make your deployment much more user friendly. Here is how you can do it:

Customizing an Online QuickAccess

Tooltip

You can customize an Online QuickAccess tooltip simply by writing a description in it's metadata. This description will automatically appear in the Online QuickAccess tooltip:

Re-arranging Your Online QuickAccesses

Re-arranging Positions

The position of the Online QuickAccess on the ribbon can be modified like shown in this video:

Grouping

You can group Online QuickAccesses in a ribbon dropdown button. This allows better “space” management when you want to deploy a lot of definitions to your users as Online QuickAccesses:

Grouping Onine QuickAccesses

All you need to do to ungroup the Online QuickAccesses is swith of this toggle:

You can also customize the icon for the ribbon dropdown:

Associating a Custom Icon to the Online QuickAccess Group