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Add Task Pane View Example (VBA)

This example shows how to add an ActiveX control to the Task Pane.


' Preconditions: Specified bitmap exists.


' Postconditions: Tab showing the specified bitmap is added to the Task Pane.

' Clicking this tab displays the Microsoft Calendar ActiveX control.


Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim ctrl As SldWorks.TaskpaneView

Dim bitmap As String

Dim toolTip As String

Dim ctrlName As String

Dim ctrlLicKey As String


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

 ' Specify the full path and filename of your bitmap in the next statement

  bitmap = "C:/samples/calendar.bmp"

  toolTip = "Microsoft Calender"

  ctrlName = "MSCAL.Calendar"

  ctrlLicKey = ""

  Set ctrl = swApp.CreateTaskpaneView2(bitmap, toolTip)

  ctrl.AddControl ctrlName, ctrlLicKey


End Sub



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