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CreateCommandGroup Method (ICommandManager)

Obsolete. Superseded by ICommandManager::CreateCommandGroup2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateCommandGroup( _
   ByVal UserID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Title As System.String, _
   ByVal ToolTip As System.String, _
   ByVal Hint As System.String, _
   ByVal Position As System.Integer _
) As CommandGroup
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICommandManager
Dim UserID As System.Integer
Dim Title As System.String
Dim ToolTip As System.String
Dim Hint As System.String
Dim Position As System.Integer
Dim value As CommandGroup
value = instance.CreateCommandGroup(UserID, Title, ToolTip, Hint, Position)
CommandGroup CreateCommandGroup( 
   System.int UserID,
   System.string Title,
   System.string ToolTip,
   System.string Hint,
   System.int Position
CommandGroup^ CreateCommandGroup( 
&   System.int UserID,
&   System.String^ Title,
&   System.String^ ToolTip,
&   System.String^ Hint,
&   System.int Position



Unique, user-defined ID for this CommandGroup


Name of the CommandGroup to create


ToolTip for this CommandGroup


Text displayed in SolidWorks status bar when a user's mouse pointer is over this CommandGroup


Position of the CommandGroup in the CommandManager for all document templates (see Remarks)


NOTE: Specify 0 to add the CommandGroup to the beginning of the CommandMananger, or specify -1 to add it to the end of the CommandManager.

Return Value

Pointer to ICommandGroup object


You can also use ICommandGroup::MenuPosition to control the position of the CommandGroup in specific document templates.


If you change the definition of an existing CommandGroup (i.e., add or remove toolbar buttons), you must assign a new unique, user-defined UserID to that CommandGroup. You must perform this action to avoid conflicts with any previously existing CommandGroups and to allow for backward and forward compatibility of the CommandGroups in your application.


To add a CommandGroup to an existing SolidWorks menu, specify a path. For example, to add a CommandGroup to the Help menu, specify:

Visual Basic:                    "&Help/MyApp Help"   
Visual C++ or C#:         "&Help\\MyApp Help"


You can turn off all menus or all toolbars for a CommandGroup. SeeICommandGroup::HasMenu and ICommandGroup::HasToolbar for details.


See Also


SolidWorks 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14

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