#AU2013 Wish 1 Granted!

Matt asked to “duplicate scope box across models”. Open the source file (in this case named “scope boxes.rvt”), then activate the target document and run the macro.

public void CopyScopeBoxBtwDoc()
    Document doc = this.ActiveUIDocument.Document;
    Application app = this.Application;

    string filename = "scope boxes.rvt";

    Document sourceDoc = app.Documents.Cast<Document>().FirstOrDefault(q => q.PathName.EndsWith(filename));

    if (sourceDoc == null)
        TaskDialog.Show("Error", "No open document named " + filename);

    ICollection<ElementId> elementsToCopy = new FilteredElementCollector(sourceDoc).OfCategory(BuiltInCategory.OST_VolumeOfInterest).ToElementIds();

    using (Transaction t = new Transaction(doc,"Copy Scope Box from " + filename))
        ElementTransformUtils.CopyElements(sourceDoc, elementsToCopy, doc, Transform.Identity, new CopyPasteOptions());


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