Create Method (Document, ElementId, ElementId, ElementId, IList(XYZ))

Creates a new flexible duct into the document, using a point array and flexible duct type.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB.Mechanical
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: (
Since: 2014


public static FlexDuct Create(
	Document document,
	ElementId systemTypeId,
	ElementId ductTypeId,
	ElementId levelId,
	IList<XYZ> points
Visual Basic
Public Shared Function Create ( _
	document As Document, _
	systemTypeId As ElementId, _
	ductTypeId As ElementId, _
	levelId As ElementId, _
	points As IList(Of XYZ) _
) As FlexDuct
Visual C++
static FlexDuct^ Create(
	Document^ document, 
	ElementId^ systemTypeId, 
	ElementId^ ductTypeId, 
	ElementId^ levelId, 
	IList<XYZ^>^ points


Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB Document
The document.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The id of the HVAC system type.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The id of the flexible duct.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The level id for the flexible duct.
Type: System.Collections.Generic IList XYZ
The point array indicating the path of the flexible duct, including the end point.

Return Value

If creation was successful then a new flexible duct is returned, otherwise an exception with failure information will be thrown.


Exception Condition
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentException The systemTypeId is not valid HVAC system type. -or- The type ductTypeId is not valid flexible duct type. -or- The ElementId levelId is not a Level. -or- The valid number of points is less than two. In order to create a flex curve, at least two points are required. Note the duplicate points don't take into account.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentNullException A non-optional argument was NULL
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions DisabledDisciplineException None of the following disciplines is enabled: Mechanical Electrical Piping.

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