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Remove Menu Commands, Menus, and Toolbar Buttons Example (VBA)

This example shows how to:

  • Retrieve the name of the parent menu

  • Remove a toolbar button

  • Remove menu items from main frame menus and context-sensitive menus



' Preconditions: Part document is open.


' Postconditions:

'      (1) The Filter Edges toolbar button on the Selection

'          Filter toolbar is removed.

'      (2) The Suppress command on the context-sensitive

'          menus is removed and also removed from the main frame menu.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim parentName As String

Dim name As String


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks


' Get the name of the parent menu for the first occurrence

' of the Suppress command in part documents

name = swApp.GetMenuStrings(swCommands_Suppress, 1, parentName)


' Remove the Filter Edges button from the Selection Filter toolbar

' in part documents

swApp.RemoveFromMenu swCommands_FilterEdges, 1, 3, True


' Remove the Suppress command from all main frame menus in part documents; do

' not remove the parent menus

swApp.RemoveFromMenu swCommands_Suppress, 1, 3, False


' Remove the Suppress command from all context-sensitive menus; do not

' remove the parent menus

swApp.RemoveFromPopupMenu swCommands_Suppress, 1, swSelEVERYTHING, False


End Sub

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