How To: Create a new graticule using VBA and ArcObjects. Summary. This article shows how to create a new graticule and set its properties in ArcMap. You might ask this after installing ArcGIS With the release of ArcMap 10, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is on the way out. As the online help article. Customizing and developing with ArcGIS > Writing macros using VBA the ArcGIS Desktop Developer Guide, or from Exploring ArcObjects.

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You need to pick the option that best suits your application. An easy way to do this is to export the form to be upgraded out of the VBA editor and open the exported file with the. Drag the My Form Button from Commands and drop it on any toolbar. In the Customize dialog box, click the Commands tab Figure 7. To fix this error, change ThisDocument to My.

This example requires two references. Second wizard screen for creating command button. Right-click the form created in Visual Studio and pick View Code.

This is easy enough to fix. Paste the subroutine in the code behind.

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At the very top of the code for the form, above the public class, add three import statements Figure 4. They are authored in. The add-in model has many more options. He can be contacted at cgallant ljbinc. This brings up Intelli-Sense and shows all the properties available to set on the label. In the OnClick event, add the following two lines:.


Close the Customize dialog box. This code could be improved. Place the cursor at the end of the word lblCountyName and press the period key.

How To: Create a new graticule using VBA and ArcObjects

From the Solution Explorer, right-click FormButton. This is easily fixed by adding fba statements at the top of the code. While it might have been easier to just retype Caption to Text, if the correct property is not known, this is a very useful feature. Go to the Customize menu and pick Customize Mode.

The Customize dialog box. Click the Close button to close the County Info dialog box. This will read the selected county information and display it on the form. Most of these will go away once the right references are added. Choose Add-In Controls from Categories the category that was defined when creating the add-in.

This article as a PDF. You might ask this after installing ArcGIS Side-by-side view of VBA code and. Side-by-side view of VBA form and. Search the online help for the article arrcobjects This is where the work is done in the VBA sample, and this code needs to be copied and converted.

One way would be to simply replace the word caption with the word text. To set the text to the labels in VBA, the property is called Caption. In this example, it removed the word Set and it put parentheses around the command pFLayer. When the add-in project was created, the Button checkbox was checked.


The Add-In Manager dialog box. NET, some of the description of the project creation arfobjects is not detailed. This added a command button to the project. That’s it for converting the code. For more information on these topics, see the online help for ArcObjects for. Now go to the Build menu and build the project. It must be manually re-created. When the code is pasted, several errors will show up.

The next fix addresses something that happens a lot when converting code from VBA to.

In ArcMap, select a county on the map. Just adding the references won’t fix the problems because the code that was copied worked in VBA because the VBA editor understood the shorter names for ArcObjects.

With a county selected, click the Read Data button on the dialog box. This is really the only major error in converting the code. NET, to vbq the qrcobjects to the label, the property is called Text. Go to the Customize menu and pick Add-In Manager Figure 6verify the add-in loaded, and close the dialog box. However, note that when pasting the code, Visual Studio did convert some code automatically.

Go to the error lblCountyName.