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Scale View to Fit Sheet

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Anonymous
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Scale View to Fit Sheet

I am currently working on an addin (C#) that generates detail sheets (among other things) automatically. I'm nearly complete except for one issue... scaling the view. I understand that Revit was designed natively to discourage this sorta thing but it is necessary in this case. I need to be able to place a single view with the elements in that view zoomed to fit the sheet. 

So far the only idea I have had is to get the two farthest points in the element list and scale based on that distance. I would greatly appreciate any ideas or solutions anyone has even if it is not coding related. I'm sure this has came up throughout the years.

Disclaimer: I very well could be missing something obvious in which case also please feel free to tell me so.

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jeremytammik
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Can you use the View.Scale property?

 

https://www.revitapidocs.com/2020/b59ad4e0-2835-49be-d1eb-5538f5bc3c89.htm

 



Jeremy Tammik
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