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SetPopupMenuMode Method (IModelDoc2)

Sets the pop-up menu mode.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub SetPopupMenuMode( _
   ByVal ModeIn As System.Integer _
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDoc2
Dim ModeIn As System.Integer
void SetPopupMenuMode( 
   System.int ModeIn
void SetPopupMenuMode( 
&   System.int ModeIn


Pop-up menu mode (see Remarks)


When end users press the right-mouse button on an entity in the graphics window, they are be presented with one of two menu sets. These menu sets are defined as mode 0 and mode 1.


  • 0 - Default shortcut mode. This mode presents the end user with options to Select Other, manipulate the view, access the properties dialog of the selected item, and so on.

  • 1 - The end-user is presented with a limited set of choices including Select Other and Clear Selection. This mode is typically seen when a SOLIDWORKS dialog is active and the user is restricted to entity selection.

Using this method, you can simulate the same shortcut menu behavior as in the SOLIDWORKS user interface. If you have a dialog that requires user selection of entities, you can set the pop-up menu mode to 1 to simulate SOLIDWORKS behavior. Your application should always set the menu mode back to its previous value. To determine the previous behavior, call IModelDoc2::GetPopupMenuMode prior to calling to this method.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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