We’ve had a few users report missing panels or contextual panels one command behind in Revit 2012 and 2013. The symptom looks similar to the image comparison below:
Revit 2013 – Incorrect Result
Notice on selection the expected contextual panels are not displayed. See the image below for the expected result:
Revit 2013 – Expected Result
This behavior can be reproduced when Microsoft® .NET® 4.5 is installed.
If you are experiencing this behavior with Revit 2012 or 2013 there are 2 updates available: