TextPane TextPane TextPane Interface


Represents a pane within a text editor window.

public interface TextPane
type TextPane = interface
Public Interface TextPane


Sub TextPaneExample(ByVal dte As EnvDTE.DTE)  
    Dim objTW As TextWindow  
    Dim objPane As TextPane  
    Dim objStart As TextPoint  

    objTW = dte.ActiveWindow.Object  
    objPane = objTW.ActivePane  
    MsgBox("The active pane is " & Str(objPane.Height) & " lines high _  
    and " & Str(objPane.Width) & " columns wide.")  
    objStart = objPane.StartPoint  
    MsgBox("It begins at line " & Str(objStart.Line) & ", column " & _  
    Str(objStart.LineCharOffset) & ".")  
End Sub  
public void TextPaneExample(_DTE dte)  
    TextWindow tw;  
    TextPane tpn;  
    TextPoint tpt;  

    tw = (TextWindow)dte.ActiveWindow.Object;  
    tpn = tw.ActivePane;  
    MessageBox.Show ("The active pane is " + tpn.Height.ToString () + "   
    lines high and " + tpn.Width.ToString () + " columns wide.");  
    tpt = tpn.StartPoint;  
    MessageBox.Show ("It begins at line " + tpt.Line.ToString () + ",   
    column " + tpt.LineCharOffset.ToString () + ".");  


You can split a text editor window into two panes. The TextPane object gives you access to the text selected in each pane, as well as the pane's properties such as height, width, and so on.


Collection Collection Collection

Gets the collection containing the TextPane object supporting this property.


Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Height Height Height

Gets the height of the text pane in character units.

Selection Selection Selection

Gets an object representing the current selection on the TextPane object.

StartPoint StartPoint StartPoint

Gets the TextPoint object representing the first displayed character of the pane.

Width Width Width

Gets the width of the pane in character units.

Window Window Window

Gets the Window object that contains the pane.


Activate() Activate() Activate()

Moves the focus to the current item.

IsVisible(TextPoint, Object) IsVisible(TextPoint, Object) IsVisible(TextPoint, Object)

Returns a value indicating whether the character or specified characters are visible in the text pane.

TryToShow(TextPoint, vsPaneShowHow, Object) TryToShow(TextPoint, vsPaneShowHow, Object) TryToShow(TextPoint, vsPaneShowHow, Object)

Adjusts the location of the view in the text buffer so that the indicated range of text is shown in the text pane, if possible. You can control where in the pane the text displays.

Applies to