SetIsFilterEnabled Method

Sets the filter enabled flag.

Namespace: Autodesk.Revit.DB
Assembly: RevitAPI (in RevitAPI.dll) Version: (
Since: 2021


public void SetIsFilterEnabled(
	ElementId filterElementId,
	bool enable
Visual Basic
Public Sub SetIsFilterEnabled ( _
	filterElementId As ElementId, _
	enable As Boolean _
Visual C++
void SetIsFilterEnabled(
	ElementId^ filterElementId, 
	bool enable


Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB ElementId
The ElementId of the filter.
Type: System Boolean
True if the specified filter should be enabled in this view, false otherwise.


Several filters can be applied to a view in a sertain order. This enable/disable flag allows one to quickly turn on/off the action of a particular filter in this view (without removing the filter from the set of applied filters and loosing the corresponding overrides). By default, all the filters applied to a view are enabled.


Exception Condition
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentException Filter is not applied to the view. -or- ElementId is not associated with a FilterElement.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentNullException A non-optional argument was null
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions InvalidOperationException View does not belong to a project document. -or- The view type does not support Visibility/Graphics Overriddes.

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