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GetCommandTab Method (ICommandManager)

Gets the specified CommandManager tab for the specified document type.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetCommandTab( _
   ByVal DocumentType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal TabName As System.String _
) As CommandTab
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICommandManager
Dim DocumentType As System.Integer
Dim TabName As System.String
Dim value As CommandTab
value = instance.GetCommandTab(DocumentType, TabName)
CommandTab GetCommandTab( 
   System.int DocumentType,
   System.string TabName
CommandTab^ GetCommandTab( 
&   System.int DocumentType,
&   System.String^ TabName


Document type as defined in swDocumentTypes_e
Name of CommandManager tab

Return Value

CommandManager tab



The names of CommandManager tabs are not unique. If multiple CommandManager tabs exists with the same name for the specified document type, then the first matching tab is returned. If no tabs match the specified name for the specified document type, then NULL is returned.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2008 FCS, Revision Number 16.0

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