Export Method (String, String, ICollection(ElementId), SATExportOptions)

Exports the current view or a selection of views in SAT format.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: 2015.0.0.0 (2015.0.0.0)
Since: 2014


public bool Export(
	string folder,
	string name,
	ICollection<ElementId> views,
	SATExportOptions options
Visual Basic
Public Function Export ( _
	folder As String, _
	name As String, _
	views As ICollection(Of ElementId), _
	options As SATExportOptions _
) As Boolean
Visual C++
bool Export(
	String^ folder, 
	String^ name, 
	ICollection<ElementId^>^ views, 
	SATExportOptions^ options


Type: System String
Output folder, into which file(s) will be exported. The folder must exist.
Type: System String
Either the name of a single file or a prefix for a set of files. If empty, automatic naming will be used.
Type: System.Collections.Generic ICollection ElementId
Selection of views to be exported. The set must contain at least one valid view.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB SATExportOptions
Various options applicable to the SAT format.For now, this option is empty. If a null reference ( Nothing in Visual Basic) , all options will be set to their respective default values.

Return Value

True if successful, otherwise False.


All the views must be printable for the Export to succeed. It can be assured by checking the CanBePrinted property of each view.


Exception Condition
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentException NullOrEmpty -or- Contains invalid characters -or- non empty list of views must be provided -or- some of the views is not printable(exportable)
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentNullException A non-optional argument was NULL
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions DirectoryNotFoundException Thrown when the directory does not exist.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions InvalidOperationException Export is temporarily disabled. -or- Exporting is not allowed in the current application mode.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions InvalidPathArgumentException The folder does not exist.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions OptionalFunctionalityNotAvailableException The SAT module is not available in the installed Revit. -or- The Graphics module is not available in the installed Revit.

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