PreviewFamilyVisibilityMode Enumeration

Modes that control visibility of family elements depending on the currently applied Element Visibility Settings of a view.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: (
Since: 2016 Subscription Update


public enum PreviewFamilyVisibilityMode
Visual Basic
Public Enumeration PreviewFamilyVisibilityMode
Visual C++
public enum class PreviewFamilyVisibilityMode


Member name Description
Off Element Visibility is not applied. All family elements visible.
On Element Visibility of a view is applied to show visible elements only. Elements that are cut by a reference plane will be shown with their respective cut geometry.
Uncut Element Visibility of a view is applied to show elements visible if instance is not cut. Note that this state is only available in certain views, such as floor plan and ceilings.


Values of this mode can be set or obtained for any view that supports it by accessing the [!:Autodesk::Revit::DB::TemporaryViewModes::PreviewFamilyVisibility] property.

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