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AddCommandItem2 Method (ICommandGroup)

Adds a combination menu and toolbar item to a CommandGroup.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddCommandItem2( _
   ByVal Name As String, _
   ByVal Position As Integer, _
   ByVal HintString As String, _
   ByVal ToolTip As String, _
   ByVal ImageListIndex As Integer, _
   ByVal CallbackFunction As String, _
   ByVal EnableMethod As String, _
   ByVal UserID As Integer, _
   ByVal MenuTBOption As Integer _
) As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICommandGroup
Dim Name As String
Dim Position As Integer
Dim HintString As String
Dim ToolTip As String
Dim ImageListIndex As Integer
Dim CallbackFunction As String
Dim EnableMethod As String
Dim UserID As Integer
Dim MenuTBOption As Integer
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.AddCommandItem2(Name, Position, HintString, ToolTip, ImageListIndex, CallbackFunction, EnableMethod, UserID, MenuTBOption)
int AddCommandItem2( 
   string Name,
   int Position,
   string HintString,
   string ToolTip,
   int ImageListIndex,
   string CallbackFunction,
   string EnableMethod,
   int UserID,
   int MenuTBOption
int AddCommandItem2( 
&   String^ Name,
&   int Position,
&   String^ HintString,
&   String^ ToolTip,
&   int ImageListIndex,
&   String^ CallbackFunction,
&   String^ EnableMethod,
&   int UserID,
&   int MenuTBOption


Name of the item to add to the CommandGroup

Position of the item within the CommandGroup

NOTE: Specify 0 to add this item to the beginning of the CommandGroup, or specify -1 to add it to the end of the CommandGroup. This argument specifies the position of the item in relation to its immediate parent item.

Text displayed in the SolidWorks status bar when the pointer is on the item
ToolTip displayed when the pointer is on the item
Index number of the image for the item in the parent CommandGroup (see Remarks)

Function to call when this item is selected (see Remarks)

Optional function that controls the state of the item; if specified, then SolidWorks calls this function before displaying the item

If your method returns...

Then SolidWorks...


Deselects and disables the item


Deselects and enables the item; this is the default state if no update function is specified


Selects and disables the item


Selects and enables the item


Not supported
(see Remarks)

User-defined command ID or 0 if not used


Command item type as defined in swCommandItemType_e

Return Value

Index of the item within the CommandGroup as assigned by SolidWorks



See Add-in Callback and Enable Methods to learn how to specify CallbackFunction and EnableMethod.

ImageListIndex is 0-based. The size of the index is equal to number of the images in the large or small graphic file for that CommandGroup. See ICommandGroup::LargeIconList and ICommandGroup::SmallIconList for details. You can use -1 for ImageListIndex to specify that no icon is needed for a command item of type swCommandItemType_e.swMenuItem; however, command items of type swCommandItemType_e.swToolbarItem always need an icon.


See Also


SolidWorks 2007 FCS, Revision Number 15

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