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How can I progammatically add a symbol from the palette?


The following code sample demonstrates how you can progamatically add a symbol from the symbol palette to a Diagram.

[C#] //New InsertNodesCmd InsertNodesCmd insCmd = new InsertNodesCmd();

//Select the Symbol from the PaletteGroupView this.paletteGroupView1.SelectSymbolModel(this.paletteGroupView1.GroupViewItems[1].Text); SymbolModel symModel = this.paletteGroupView1.SelectedSymbolModel;

//New NodeCollection NodeCollection nodes = new NodeCollection();

//Add Symbol to the NodeCollection if (symModel != null) {  Symbol triangle = symModel.CreateSymbol();  nodes.Add(triangle);

} insCmd.Nodes.Concat(nodes); insCmd.Location = new PointF(125,125); //ExecuteCommand to add the Symbol this.diagram1.Controller.ExecuteCommand(insCmd);

[VB.NET]  'New InsertNodesCmd Dim insCmd As New InsertNodesCmd()

'Select the Triangle from the PaletteGroupView Me.paletteGroupView1.SelectSymbolModel(Me.paletteGroupView1.GroupViewItems(1).Text) Dim symModel As SymbolModel = Me.paletteGroupView1.SelectedSymbolModel 'new NodeCollection Dim nodes As New NodeCollection() 'Add Symbol to the NodeCollection If Not (symModel Is Nothing) Then     Dim triangle As Symbol = symModel.CreateSymbol()     nodes.Add(triangle) End If insCmd.Nodes.Concat(nodes) insCmd.Location = New PointF(125, 125) 'Execute the InsertNodesCmd Me.diagram1.Controller.ExecuteCommand(insCmd)

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
177 04/30/2011 07/10/2014 WinForms Diagram
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