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AddCustomButton Method (ITaskpaneView)

Adds a custom button to the Task Pane.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddCustomButton( _
   ByVal BitmapPath As System.String, _
   ByVal ToolTip As System.String _
) As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ITaskpaneView
Dim BitmapPath As System.String
Dim ToolTip As System.String
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.AddCustomButton(BitmapPath, ToolTip)
System.bool AddCustomButton( 
   System.string BitmapPath,
   System.string ToolTip
System.bool AddCustomButton( 
&   System.String^ BitmapPath,
&   System.String^ ToolTip


Path and filename of the bitmap for the custom button
ToolTip for the custom button

Return Value

True if the custom button is added to the Task Pane, false if not



Button images can be either BMP (bitmap) or PNG and should be 16 pixels wide x 16 pixels high. The bitmap image can be 8-, 16-, 24-, or 32-bit depth. The bitmap should use a 256-color palette. Use gray (RGB 192, 192, 192) for transparent areas in the bitmap.

See Also


SolidWorks 2011 FCS, Revision Number 19.0

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