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VisibilityViewTools Property (IModelView)

Gets or sets the visibility of the Heads-up View Toolbar for this model view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property VisibilityViewTools As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelView
Dim value As Boolean
instance.VisibilityViewTools = value
value = instance.VisibilityViewTools
bool VisibilityViewTools {get; set;}
property bool VisibilityViewTools {
   bool get();
   void set (bool value);

Return Value

True if the Heads-up View toolbar is visible, false if not




' Preconditions: Drawing document is open and

'                Heads-up View toolbar is visible.


' Postcondition: Heads-up View toolbar is hidden.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swModelView As SldWorks.ModelView

Dim vRect as Variant


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swModelView = swModel.ActiveView


' Assume Heads-up View toolbar is visible (True)

Debug.Print "Heads-up View toolbar visible: " & swModelView.VisibilityViewTools

' Hide Heads-up View toolbar (False)

swModelView.VisibilityViewTools = False

Debug.Print "Hands-up View toolbar visible: " & swModelView.VisibilityViewTools




End Sub


After setting this property to false, call IModelView::GraphicsRedraw or IModelView::IGraphicsRedraw to repaint the entire graphics window.

See Also


SolidWorks 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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