LinkedWindows Interface

Definition

The LinkedWindows collection contains all windows that have been linked together in the environment.

[System.Runtime.InteropServices.Guid("F00EF34A-A654-4C1B-897A-585D5BCBB35A")]
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.TypeLibType(4160)]
public interface LinkedWindows : System.Collections.IEnumerable
Attributes
Implements

Examples

Sub LinkedWindowsExample()  
   Dim Frame As Window  
   Dim w1 As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer)  
   Dim w2 As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput)  
   Dim w3 As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow)  

   ' Create a linked window frame and dock Solution   
...' Explorer and the Output window together inside it.  
   Frame = DTE.Windows.CreateLinkedWindowFrame(w1, w2, _  
   vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked)  
   MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " & Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)  

   ' Add another tool window, the Command window, to the frame with   
   ' the other two.  
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Add(w3)  
   MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " & Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)  

   ' Resize the entire linked window frame.  
   Frame.Width = 500  
   Frame.Height = 600  
   MsgBox("Frame height and width changed. Now changing Command window height.")  

   ' Resize the height of the Command window.  
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Item(3).Height = 800  
   MsgBox("Now undocking the Command window from the frame.")  

   ' Undock the Command window from the frame.  
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w3)  
End Sub  

Remarks

Reference this object by using DTE.Windows.Window.LinkedWindows.

Properties

Count

Gets a value indicating the number of objects in the LinkedWindows collection.

DTE

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Parent

Gets the immediate parent object of a LinkedWindows collection.

Methods

Add(Window)

Adds a window to the collection of currently linked windows.

GetEnumerator()

Gets an enumerator for items in the collection.

Item(Object)

Returns a Window object in a LinkedWindows collection.

Remove(Window)

Removes a window from the collection of currently linked windows.

Applies to