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Instant Autodesk Revit 2013 Customization with .NET How-to by Don Rudder

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Creating plan views (Must know)

The method for generating new plan views has changed quite a bit in the 2013 API. The new way is far cleaner and from what I can tell is actually faster as well. We are about to create a simple command sample that will create a floor plan, ceiling plan, and an area plan for each view type available in the active model for each level.

Getting ready

We just started a new recipe, so let's keep the magic going by creating a new directory in our solution named Ch5 Document and place each of this recipe's code samples in it.

As always when adding a new command class to the project we need to update the Revit2013Samples_VB.addin file so it can be accessed from the Revit session. Add the following inside the RevitAddIns tag ...

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