Create Method

Creates a new Viewport at a given location on a sheet.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: (
Since: 2013


public static Viewport Create(
	Document document,
	ElementId viewSheetId,
	ElementId viewId,
	XYZ point
Visual Basic
Public Shared Function Create ( _
	document As Document, _
	viewSheetId As ElementId, _
	viewId As ElementId, _
	point As XYZ _
) As Viewport
Visual C++
static Viewport^ Create(
	Document^ document, 
	ElementId^ viewSheetId, 
	ElementId^ viewId, 
	XYZ^ point


Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB Document
The document to which the new Viewport will be added.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The ViewSheet on which the new Viewport will be placed.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The view shown in the Viewport.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB XYZ
The new Viewport will be centered on this point.

Return Value

The new Viewport.


Use [!:Autodesk::Revit::DB::ScheduleSheetInstance::Create()] to add schedules to sheets.


Exception Condition
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentException viewSheetId is not a ViewSheet. -or- viewId cannot be added to the ViewSheet. -or- Plan view creation is not allowed in this family.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentNullException A non-optional argument was null
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ForbiddenForDynamicUpdateException This method may not be called during dynamic update.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ModificationForbiddenException The document is in failure mode: an operation has failed, and Revit requires the user to either cancel the operation or fix the problem (usually by deleting certain elements). -or- The document is being loaded, or is in the midst of another sensitive process.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ModificationOutsideTransactionException The document has no open transaction.

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