The Basics

Getting Started with AVAIL

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How to Add / Remove Tags in AVAIL

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How to Use the Revit Tag Generator in AVAIL

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Tags - Renaming, Moving, and Other Issues

What happens to the AVAIL Tags when you "edit" a file?
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Email Address Verification

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AVAIL Desktop - Content in Multiple Channels

Use the same piece of content in multiple channels without having to make copies!
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AVAIL basic concepts and principles

What are Channels, Indexing, Metadata, Publishers, Consumers
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URL's in AVAIL

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The Search Experience

AVAIL Snippet
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What does it mean to be "content agnostic"?

Quick overview explaining what we mean by content agnostic?
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Adding and Editing Tags

AVAIL Desktop
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AVAIL Drag and Drop Functionality

Quick Tutorial
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What other kinds of file metadata are users able pull from files that aren't Revit?

Metadata, AVAIL, Future plans
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Does AVAIL upgrade content on the fly when a more current project accesses it, or does it take standard upgrading time to the end user?

Content upgrade; bulk update
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How to delete a channel?

Delete channel
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We have SSO as an Enterprise customer why am I prompted to log into AVAIL?

SSO, active directory, log-in
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We are an Enterprise customer using SSO, where do I find the AVAIL installers?

Executables, MSI, installers, Enterprise, AVAIL
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Getting Started

Getting Started Guide

AVAIL getting started
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Troubleshooting Syncing

Spinner keeps spinning
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Installing AVAIL

Installation instructions
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Changing Download Location

Customize where your files are stored for each channel or marketplace.
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Custom Thumbnails

I want to create better thumbnails
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Can I control what gets displayed in the Filters Panel?

Hiding values, managing tags, filter panel
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Thumbnails for PDF's

I want better PDF thumbnails, custom thumbnails, Bluebeam, Adobe
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How do I add content to my Channel?

Adding content to AVAIL
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How are user accounts created?

Brief description on how to add users to a plan. Adding new users.
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Odd sharing behavior?

Users at the same firm sometimes cannot see content or tags, what gives?
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How is AVAIL administered?

Brief discussion on account management.
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How do you switch admins from one person to another?

administration, admin user
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Can I use AVAIL for anything but Revit?

What files can I organize using AVAIL?
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Potential client using registered account could not determine how to create a channel. The "+" sign was not a clear indicator to him that THAT was to create a channel.

Getting started, creating channels.
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How do I share my Channel?

Sharing my Channel using AVAIL.
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How do I create an AVAIL account?

Account setup
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Occasionally AVAIL hangs and does not sync.

Sync service
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Is it possible to have a bulk remove tags. At the moment I can only bulk add tags.

Bulk tag management; bulk remove
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How do you control the resolution of the previews. I made a test channel and it's blurry.

General, previews, thumbnails, resolution, custom thumbnails
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Checking your log files

Log files, troubleshooting,
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After I index files what happens when a file moves? Will it maintain the original location or have the intelligence to know where it has been moved?

Moving files
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Getting Started (full)

Here you will find answers to many of the first questions you will have about AVAIL.
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