GetDatumExtentTypeInView Method

Identifies whether the curve representing the datum plane is displayed according to its actual 3d extents, or else according to a view specific setting.

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


public DatumExtentType GetDatumExtentTypeInView(
	DatumEnds datumEnd,
	View view
Visual Basic
Public Function GetDatumExtentTypeInView ( _
	datumEnd As DatumEnds, _
	view As View _
) As DatumExtentType
Visual C++
DatumExtentType GetDatumExtentTypeInView(
	DatumEnds datumEnd, 
	View^ view


Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB DatumEnds
Specifies one end of the curve representing the datum plane in the view.
Type: Autodesk.Revit.DB View
The view in which to evaluate the datum extent settings.

Return Value

The extent type.


In a particular view, the datum plane is represented by a curve and the two ends of the curve may have different DatumExtentTypes in that view.


Exception Condition
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentException The datum plane cannot be visible in the view.
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentNullException A non-optional argument was null
Autodesk.Revit.Exceptions ArgumentOutOfRangeException A value passed for an enumeration argument is not a member of that enumeration

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