GetDependentElements Method

Get all elements that, from a logical point of view, are the children of this Element.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: (
Since: 2018.1


public IList<ElementId> GetDependentElements(
	ElementFilter filter
Visual Basic
Public Function GetDependentElements ( _
	filter As ElementFilter _
) As IList(Of ElementId)
Visual C++
IList<ElementId^>^ GetDependentElements(
	ElementFilter^ filter


Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementFilter
What type of elements we are interested of. Can be NULL to return all dependent elements.

Return Value

Logical children of this element


The elements that this method will return:

  1. Will be deleted if the input Element is deleted.
  2. Potentially could report the input Element as a host (there could be other type of parent/child relationship here: for example view/view-specific elements, etc.)

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