2

What is the .NET code equivalent for this general ArcMap command syntax:

Application.Document.CommandBars.Find(ArcID.Query_ClearSelection).Execute()

I have been using this one below as a work around, however it is much more code than what I would like to use.

Dim pUID As New UID
Dim pCmdItem As ICommandItem
'Use the GUID of the Save command
pUID.Value = "{AB073B49-DE5E-11D1-AA80-00C04FA37860}"
'or you can use the ProgID
'pUID.Value = "esriArcMapUI.MxFileMenuItem"
pUID.SubType = 3
pCmdItem = m_App.Document.CommandBars.Find(pUID)
pCmdItem.Execute()

1 Answer 1

1

That's about the best way that you can do it (that I know of).

You might be able to tack on Execute at the end of your pCmdItem assignment, i.e.

pCmdItem = m_App.Document.CommandBars.Find(pUID).Execute()

but that's the only "optimization" I can think of. A lot of overhead is taken care of when you're using ArcMap rather than ArcEngine.

2
  • So, there is not a newer variation to the "ArcID" built-in module, becuase this only existed within ArcMap VBA?
    – artwork21
    Jun 8, 2011 at 18:20
  • @artwork21 Not to my knowledge. GUIDs and ProgIDs are all I've ever used to access tools on the toolbar. Jun 8, 2011 at 19:01

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.