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Split FeatureManager Design Tree and Position Splitter (VBA)

This example shows how:
* to split a FeatureManager design tree.
* add a tab to one of the FeatureManager design trees.
* change the location of the split panel bar (splitter).

'----------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions:
' 1. In the IDE:
'    a. Insert Microsoft Calendar Control 2007
'       (click Insert > Components > Microsoft Calendar
'       Control 2007).
'    b. Reference Microsoft Calendar Control 2007's ActiveX
'       control file (click Tools > References > Browse button,
'       and browse to 
'       c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\MSCAL.OCX
'       and click OK.
' 2. Specified part document and bitmap exist.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. FeatureManager design tree is split, and the splitter is
'    below the FeatureManager design tree to which the
'    tab was added. Drag the splitter to verify.
' 2. Interactively close the part document.
' 3. Interactively set test to 1 in the macro.
' 4. Rerun the macro.
' 5. FeatureManager design tree is split, and the splitter is
'    above the FeatureManager design tree to which the
'    tab was added. Drag the splitter to verify.
'
' NOTE: Because the part document is used elsewhere,
' do not save any changes when closing it.
'----------------------------------------------------------
Option Explicit
Sub main()
    Const iconSmall As String = "C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\data\user macro icons\button.bmp"    
    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks
    Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2
    Dim swModViewMgr As SldWorks.ModelViewManager
    Dim swFeatMgrTabTop As SldWorks.FeatMgrView
    Dim swFeatMgrTabBtm As SldWorks.FeatMgrView
    Dim ctrlTop As MSACAL.Calendar
    Dim ctrlBtm As MSACAL.Calendar
    Dim fileName As String
    Dim errors As Long
    Dim warnings As Long
    Dim activePane As Long
    Dim test As Long    
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    fileName = "c:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\samples\tutorial\fillets\knob.sldprt"
    Set swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", errors, warnings)
    Set swModViewMgr = swModel.ModelViewManager
    test = 0
    If test = 0 Then
        ' FeatureManager design tree is split, and the splitter is
        ' below the FeatureManager design tree to which the
        ' tab was added
        Set swFeatMgrTabTop = swModViewMgr.CreateFeatureMgrControl2(iconSmall, "MSCAL.Calendar", "", "Top tab ToolTip", swFeatMgrPaneTop)
        Set ctrlTop = swFeatMgrTabTop.GetControl
        swModel.FeatureManagerSplitterPosition = 0#
        activePane = swFeatMgrTabTop.ActivateView
    Else
        ' FeatureManager design tree is split, and the splitter is
        ' above the FeatureManager design tree to which the
        ' tab was added
        Set swFeatMgrTabBtm = swModViewMgr.CreateFeatureMgrControl2(iconSmall, "MSCAL.Calendar", "", "Bottom tab ToolTip", swFeatMgrPaneBottom)
        Set ctrlBtm = swFeatMgrTabBtm.GetControl
        swModel.FeatureManagerSplitterPosition = 1#
        activePane = swFeatMgrTabBtm.ActivateView
    End If    
End Sub

 



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