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Add a popup toolbar

This sample code shows you how to create and display a popup toolbar that uses both built-in PowerPoint methods (the Save button on the toolbar) and calls your own routines (the Do Stuff) button.

Run CreateThePopup to create the popup menu, then call or manually run DisplayMyPopup to display and use the popup menu.

Sub CreateThePopup()

    Dim oCmdBar As CommandBar
    Dim oCtrl As CommandBarControl

    ' delete the popup if it already exists
    For Each oCmdBar In Application.CommandBars
        If UCase(oCmdBar.Name) = UCase("myPopup") Then
            Debug.Print "Found/Deleted existing popup"
            Debug.Print oCmdBar.Name
        End If
    Next ' commandbar

    Set oCmdBar = Application.CommandBars.Add(Name:="myPopup", Position:=msoBarPopup)

    With oCmdBar
        ' Add a SAVE button
        Set oCtrl = .Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton, Id:=3)

        'add a Do Stuff button that calls your doStuff subroutine (see below)
        Set oCtrl = .Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton)
         With oCtrl
             .FaceId = 10
             .Caption = "Do stuff"
             .OnAction = "doStuff"
         End With

    End With

End Sub

Sub DisplayMyPopup()
' Call this sub to display the popup
End Sub

Sub doStuff()
    MsgBox "I did stuff"
End Sub

OK, SuperEgo, where did ID come from?

How did we know what ID to use in this line above?

Set oCtrl = .Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton, Id:=3)

This little bit of code will list all of the available IDs for you:

Sub ListIDs()

  Dim oCtl as CommandBarControl
  Dim oCmdBar as CommandBar
  Dim sFileName as String
  Dim iFileNum as Integer

  ' Change this if you'd rather put the file elsewhere
  sFileName = "C:\temp\PowerPointIDs.TXT"

  iFileNum = FreeFile()
  Open sFileName For Output As iFileNum

  For Each oCmdBar In Application.CommandBars
    Print #iFileNum, oCmdBar.Name
    For Each oCtl In oCmdBar.Controls
      Print #iFileNum, oCtl.Id & vbTab & oCtl.Caption

  Close iFileNum

End Sub

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Last update 07 June, 2011