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AddControl Method (IPropertyManagerPage2)

Obsolete. Superseded by IPropertyManagerPage2::AddControl2.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function AddControl( _
   ByVal ID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal ControlType As System.Short, _
   ByVal Caption As System.String, _
   ByVal LeftAlign As System.Short, _
   ByVal Options As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Tip As System.String _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPropertyManagerPage2
Dim ID As System.Integer
Dim ControlType As System.Short
Dim Caption As System.String
Dim LeftAlign As System.Short
Dim Options As System.Integer
Dim Tip As System.String
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.AddControl(ID, ControlType, Caption, LeftAlign, Options, Tip)
System.object AddControl( 
   System.int ID,
   System.short ControlType,
   System.string Caption,
   System.short LeftAlign,
   System.int Options,
   System.string Tip
System.Object^ AddControl( 
&   System.int ID,
&   System.short ControlType,
&   System.String^ Caption,
&   System.short LeftAlign,
&   System.int Options,
&   System.String^ Tip



Resource ID of this control; API passes this user-defined value back to the add-in through the IPropertyManagerPage2Handler8 interface


Type of control as defined in swPropertyManagerPageControlType_e


Caption of this control


Left-align property of this control as defined in swPropertyManagerPageControlLeftAlign_e


Options as defined in swAddControlOptions_e


ToolTip for this control

Return Value

Newly created PropertyManager page control


You can only use this method to set properties on the PropertyManager before the page is displayed or while it is closed. See IPropertyManagerPage2::Show2 and IPropertyManagerPage2::Close.


To follow the SOLIDWORKS standards when designing a new PropertyManager page, it is a good idea to use IPropertyManagerPage2::AddGroupBox or IPropertyManagerPage2::IAddGroupBox and IPropertyManagerPageGroup::AddControl or IPropertyManagerPageGroup::IAddControl to add controls for the page inside group boxes.


When you specify swControlOptions_SmallGapAbove for the Options parameter, a gap, smaller than the typical gap, is used between a new control and the previous control.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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