Gonna start this post with the ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK warning.
THIS POST INVOLVES MANUALLY EDITING YOUR REGISTRY AND IF YOU BREAK IT YOU BOUGHT IT. YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY.
Seriously, if editing the Windows Registry is not your cup of tea, then feel free to skip. I know I said “hack” in the title, but it’s not really a hack. It’s more like a manual tweak.
But “hack” sounds cooler.
I have the privilege of working on the development team for the BIM Interoperability Tools and I love working on software that thousands of users integrated into their workflows. Out of the suite, the Model Checker Configurator is probably my favorite because I get to do some fun “under the hood” things in my Revit models, and can treat the Revit model like a database. Because I am a giant nerd.
What I didn’t like is having to open the Configurator to open my XML checkset file. Who needs all the clicking?! Since it’s an XML file we didn’t want to just take over that file format and claim it for the…