Model Maintenance Monday
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We talked earlier about how to do the big audits and review to keep your model healthy. But what about the little things that can make a big difference? Some of the things I like to do on Mondays (wink wink) or Fridays depending on how my week pans out are the following:

  • Review links. Confirm these are pulling from the correct folders and not “My Documents” or a “Desktop”
  • Review families! Anything named Family 1/My Family/New Family confirm is
    • Family is actually in the model.
    • How many instances are there?
    • Rename it to something that makes sense.
    • If it is not there purge it out!
  • Do you have ??? in your browser? Take a peek and get those views to their rightful spot!
  • Check the number of groups make sure none have an instance of 1. If there is only once instance it does not need to be a group.
  • Check Filter and View Template naming conventions
  • Use worksharing view to verify objects are on the correct worksets.
  • Verify elements are that need to be pinned are pinned, this should include levels and grids.
  • Compact the model

Hopefully these help keep your models speedy!

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