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Having trouble finding Revit® Family Folders? This could be why:

From Revit, you see that the path to finding Revit Family Folders is:

But what if you go to Windows2_OS and ProgramData isn’t visible?

This usually means that the folder is hidden. It’s an easy fix. Here are the steps:

  1. From the Start menu, search for “Folder Options”
  2. Select the “View” tab
  3. Click “Show hidden files, folders, and drives”
  4. Click “Apply” and “OK”

Locate Hidden Family Files

Now, the folders in your C drive will show ProgramData.

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    Jed Pagtulingan
Jed Pagtulingan
Technical Support Dispatch — Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

Jed specializes in Autodesk software installation and licensing. He leverages his knowledge of Autodesk software and building information modeling to responds to customer support requests. Committed to customer satisfaction, Jed monitors all support cases to ensure they are resolved in an efficient manner. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Portland State University and an Autodesk certificate in Performance Building Analysis, and he serves in the Oregon Army National Guard. Before joining Ideate, Jed worked in the construction industry. He has extensive experience with several BIM tools, including AutoCAD software and Revit software.