Revit API: Isolate Elements

There is no method to permanently isolate elements. So I will show you how to use .Excluding method of FilteredElementCollector to hide everything except elements we need.

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Revit API: Get Solid Fill Pattern

Learn how to get Solid Fill Pattern. It can be useful in creating Graphics Override Settings.

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Copy Elements with Revit API + Python

This article will show you how to CopyElements using Revit API and python. There are 3 CopyElements methods to choose from and I have examples for all of them included!

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Get TitleBlock from Sheet Views.

Function to get TitleBlocks from ViewSheet with ElementParmaeterFilters(rule)

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Create Views with Revit API + python

We need to create Views for many different tools. You will learn how to get correct ViewTypes and how to create views.

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SetElementOverrides with Revit API + python

You will learn how to override graphics of your elements in a view with Revit API + python. It's actually quite simple, even though we need to use many methods to create settings!

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Revit API: Get Elements or Types by Type/Family name

Here you will learn about getting Elements,Type or Family by providing a Type or Family Name.

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Revit API: How to change associated Level in Walls?

Check out this snippet with explanation to change top and base constraints of a Wall.

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Get Warnings with RevitAPI

How to get Warnings and associated elements with Revit API + Python.

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How-To Offset CropBox of ViewPorts with Revit API

Change CropBox of your selected views on sheet with Revit API and python.

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How to Get All Categories in Revit API?

This is not complicated by any means. In fact it's just a single line to get all of them, and then we can filter down to any category with list comprehensions. Check my examples with Revit API + python.

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Get ViewSheet from a given View

Sometimes you might want to get a Sheet of your Active view, or any other. Check out this snippet of a function that will return ViewSheet of any given View.

EF-Tools Revit API

Open selected DWG

Add-in for opening selected DWG with 3 options:

EF-Tools Revit API

Super Select multiple elements: in View/Model

Have you ever tried selecting a few elements with different types, clicking on your favorite shortcut SS/SA to select all and saw nothing happened? Well, here is your dream tool in Python.

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RevitAPI tool: View name to SheetNumber

Here is a snippet of how to rename SheetNumber to be the same as placed view name.

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Update ProjectBrowser with RevitAPI

Have you ever changed SheetNumber with RevitAPI to find out that nothing happens, at least visually? Revit does not update ProjectBrowser with SheetNumber change. I will show you how.

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Match View's cropbox shape

Do you want to match CropBox of one view and apply it to many others? Here is a Snippet with a function to do so.

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RevitAPI: Get Cropbox id with Python.

A snippet of a function to get crop box id from a given view.

This Blog is live!

Finally, this website is live and running. It is written with Python and hosted on a pocket size computer - Raspberry Pi 4. This post is just a brief introduction to myself and my Blog.