Configurator

Configurator

Available version: 8.1.6.0

About files with the extension .mpif

The file with the .mpif extension is a special installation file of the ModPlus (ModPlus Install File).
These files allow you to install and update all ModPlus components using the auto-update module in case you do not have access to the internet or modplus.org

The configurator is the basis of ModPlus and serves to connect the ModPlus to AutoCad and/or Revit, plugin management, adaptation settings (ribbon, floating menu) and the main ModPlus settings

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    Welcome screen

    When the Configurator starts, the Welcome screen appears:

    1.12

    The welcome screen can also be accessed via the special button in the upper right corner of the window 1.11

    Personal account

    This field contains a button that opens a personal account with information about your account. Detailed information about your personal account you can find in the help

    Supported Products

    The field contains a list of supported products (AutoCAD, Revit, Renga) and vertical solutions (AutoCAD) installed on this computer. Simply check the version to which you want to connect the ModPlus.

    Plugins

    The main window for managing your plugins.
    At the top of the list of plugins are the controls for displaying the list:
    Display plugins for: - select the Autodesk product for which you want to display the plugins. This list is populated depending on the availability of supported products on the user's computer
    versions: - select the version of the specified product. This list is populated depending on the availability of supported products on the user's computer
    Display only:  
    Paid - enable/disable displaying of paid plugins
    Uninstalled - enable/disable the display of new plugins (i.e., not installed plugins)
    In developing - enable/disable the display of plugins in development (only for developers)
    ATTENTION! To display all plugins, remove all checkmarks
    Install and enable all - you will install all the plugins for the selected Autodesk product and then turn on all the plugins. If all the plugins are installed, the button will produce only the enable of all plugins

    When you select a plugin in the list, you will have the following options:

    1.1 - the presence of this button means that the plugin is paid. Clicking will go to the store site
    1.2 - the presence of this button means that the plugin is not available and is available for download. Pressing will download and unpack this plugin
    1.8 - the presence of this button means that the plugin has a video example. When clicked, the window opens with the video displayed
    Also available are: basic information (current version, available version, price, author, plugin description) and plugin enable/disable button
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    On this tab you can customize the appearance of the Ribbon and the Floating menu. The tab contains two fields:

    Menu for: [Autodesk product]

    A tree view of your menu that contains groups and plugins in groups. Plugins can be either nested within a group or nested in another plugin (shown as a drop-down button on the ribbon). For Revit - Plugins can be added in a special panel (2 or 3 plugin). Inserting a group into the panel allows you to make buttons on a ribbon of a small size
    To the right of the list are the buttons for creating a new group or panel. Location of plugins is done by dragging them with the mouse

    Build standard - when the button is pressed, the menu will be built according to the standard scheme (connection to the internet is required)

    Clear menu - deletes the current menu for the specified supported product

    Active plugins

    Contains a list of plugins that can be added to the menu (ie plugins available). You can display a list of all plugins or plugins that have not yet been added to the menu

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    General

    General settings of the ModPlus:

    Language - setting the language for the entire software

    Theme of the plugins - the theme of the plugins design

    Theme of the Configurator - design theme of the configurator

    Separator (dot or comma) - separator of integer and fractional part for numbers. Used by some plugins, for example Copying with numbering.

    Proxy settings

    Depending on the status of the Internet connection allows you to configure a proxy. If the Internet connection uses a proxy, then the fields for proxy settings - Proxy Address and Port will be displayed. Also, if necessary, you can specify a username and password to authenticate the user

    LAN License Server

    License server IP address: - specifying the ip-address of the computer in the local network (LAN) where the license server is installed and working. IP address can be obtained directly in the license server window

    License server port: - specify the port number that will be used for two-way communication with the license server. The port number must be identical to the port number specified in the license server window

    Other

    Create a shortcut on the desktop - create a shortcut on the desktop to open the Configurator

    Delete settings - delete all settings of the software: configuration file, entries in the registry, shortcut on the desktop. After removing the settings, the Configurator automatically closes

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    On this tab you will see the program logo, version: configurator, working libraries, databases and change history
    To display the change history, there must be access to the internet and the modplus.org site. Change history is similar to the history of changes on the site.