Enable Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_Enable()
	' This example creates a new menu called TestMenu and inserts two menu items
	' into it. The second menu item is then disabled.
	' The menu is displayed on the menu bar.
	' To remove the menu after execution of this macro, use the Customize Menu
	' option from the Tools menu.

	Dim currMenuGroup As acadMenuGroup
	Set currMenuGroup = ThisDrawing.Application.MenuGroups.Item(0)

	' Create the new menu
	Dim newMenu As AcadPopupMenu
	Set newMenu = currMenuGroup.Menus.Add("TestMenu")

	' Add two menu items to the new menu
	Dim MenuEnable As AcadPopupMenuItem
	Dim MenuDisable As AcadPopupMenuItem
	Dim MenuSeparator As AcadPopupMenuItem
	Dim openMacro As String

	' Assign the macro string the VB equivalent of "ESC ESC _open "
	openMacro = Chr(3) & Chr(3) & Chr(95) & "open" & Chr(32)

	Set MenuEnable = newMenu.AddMenuItem(newMenu.count + 1, "OpenEnabled", openMacro)
	Set MenuSeparator = newMenu.AddSeparator("")
	Set MenuDisable = newMenu.AddMenuItem(newMenu.count + 1, "OpenDisabled", openMacro)

	' Disable the new menu item
	MenuDisable.Enable = False

	' Display the menu on the menu bar
	newMenu.InsertInMenuBar (ThisDrawing.Application.MenuBar.count + 1)

End Sub