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AddMenuPopupItem3 Method (ISldWorks)

Obsolete. Superseded by ISldWorks::AddMenuPopupItem4.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddMenuPopupItem3( _
   ByVal DocumentType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Cookie As System.Integer, _
   ByVal SelectType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal PopupItemName As System.String, _
   ByVal MenuCallback As System.String, _
   ByVal MenuEnableMethod As System.String, _
   ByVal HintString As System.String, _
   ByVal CustomNames As System.String _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISldWorks
Dim DocumentType As System.Integer
Dim Cookie As System.Integer
Dim SelectType As System.Integer
Dim PopupItemName As System.String
Dim MenuCallback As System.String
Dim MenuEnableMethod As System.String
Dim HintString As System.String
Dim CustomNames As System.String
Dim value As System.Integer
 
value = instance.AddMenuPopupItem3(DocumentType, Cookie, SelectType, PopupItemName, MenuCallback, MenuEnableMethod, HintString, CustomNames)
C# 
System.int AddMenuPopupItem3( 
   System.int DocumentType,
   System.int Cookie,
   System.int SelectType,
   System.string PopupItemName,
   System.string MenuCallback,
   System.string MenuEnableMethod,
   System.string HintString,
   System.string CustomNames
)
C++/CLI 
System.int AddMenuPopupItem3( 
&   System.int DocumentType,
&   System.int Cookie,
&   System.int SelectType,
&   System.String^ PopupItemName,
&   System.String^ MenuCallback,
&   System.String^ MenuEnableMethod,
&   System.String^ HintString,
&   System.String^ CustomNames
) 

Parameters

DocumentType

Document type as defined by swDocumentTypes_e

Cookie

Cookie specified as defined in ISwAddin::ConnectToSW

SelectType

Selection type as defined in swSelectType_e

PopupItemName

Description displayed on the shortcut menu

MenuCallback

Function to be called when the user clicks your menu item (see description in ISldWorks::AddMenuItem4)

MenuEnableMethod

Optional function that controls the state of the menu item

If specified:

  • SOLIDWORKS calls this function before displaying the menu

  • Display of the menu item is controlled by the return value of MenuEnableMethod

If your method returns...

Then SOLIDWORKS...

0

Deselects and disables the menu item.

1

Deselects and enables the menu item (this is the default menu state if no update function is specified)

2 Selects and disables the menu item
3

Selects and enables the menu item

4 Hides the menu item

HintString
Text to show in the SOLIDWORKS status bar when the user moves their mouse over this menu item; if you specify a HintString, it must be preceded by a comma
CustomNames

Semi-colon separated list of the names of the custom feature types; this argument is applicable only if SelectType is a custom feature type (like swSelATTRIBUTES); in the case of swSelATTRIBUTES, set this field to the name of the attribute definition

Return Value

SOLIDWORKS runtime command ID or -1 if the method fails

Remarks

Use the at-sign (@) as a separator in PopupItemName to create a submenu. Enclosing PopupItemName in the double quotes (") adds a separator menu item.

 

For example, specifying:

  • Edge adds Edge to the shortcut menu

  • Edge@Color adds a submenu Edge and Color to the submenu Edge

  • Edge@Appearance@Color adds the submenu Edge, the submenu Appearance to the submenu Edge, and Color to the submenu Appearance

  • "Edge@" adds the submenu Edge and a separator to it

  • "Edge@Appearance@" adds the submenu Edge to the shortcut menu, the submenu Appearance to the submenu Edge, and a separator to the submenu Appearance

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2009 FCS, Revision Number 17.0


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