The View Notifications feature is used to display important information such as release announcements, hot-fixes, webinars for user groups, and events. If available, new notifications are downloaded when Revit is started, however, the button is not changed until the Revit is closed and re-opened. The active notification button is displayed throughout the entire session and does not change until notifications have been viewed and Revit is closed and re-opened.
Active Notification button
Displayed when new notifications are pushed.
Inactive Notification button
Displayed after active notifications have been read.