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Plug-in that displays Revit's 3d window content

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jerrud
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Plug-in that displays Revit's 3d window content

Similar to how Forge (not too familiar) or Dynamo can display Revit content in their own window:

 

  • Could a Revit plug-in display a copy of what the Revit current 3D view window is displaying?
    • example: you rotate the model in revit, the plug-in's 3d view rotates its model view just the same
  • Could a plug-in display a 3d view from the 3d views in a project?
  • What kind of viewer would be required, or is more of a Forge thing?
    • Could I use Helix toolkit as a viewer or another 3rd party or am I way off base here?

 

Thank you, thank you

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jeremytammik
in reply to: jerrud

Answers to your questions:

 

  • Yes.
  • Yes.
  • Yes.

 

Here is the proof:

 

https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/revit-api-forum/using-a-geometry-viewer-in-a-revit-addin-to-preview-r...

 



Jeremy Tammik
Developer Technical Services
Autodesk Developer Network, ADN Open
The Building Coder

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jerrud
in reply to: jeremytammik

Very timely with the other post!

Thank you very much.

 

 

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BobbyC.Jones
in reply to: jerrud

Looks like Dynamo uses Helix and could be a source of sample code.

 

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Bobby C. Jones

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