TextPoint.CodeElement[vsCMElement] TextPoint.CodeElement[vsCMElement] TextPoint.CodeElement[vsCMElement] TextPoint.CodeElement[vsCMElement] Property

Definition

Returns the code element at the TextPoint location.

public:
 property EnvDTE::CodeElement ^ CodeElement[EnvDTE::vsCMElement] { EnvDTE::CodeElement ^ get(EnvDTE::vsCMElement Scope); };
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(51)]
[get: System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(51)]
public EnvDTE.CodeElement CodeElement[EnvDTE.vsCMElement Scope] { get; }
member this.CodeElement(EnvDTE.vsCMElement) : EnvDTE.CodeElement
Public ReadOnly Property CodeElement(Scope As vsCMElement) As CodeElement
Parameters
Scope
vsCMElement vsCMElement vsCMElement vsCMElement

Required. A vsCMElement constant indicating the code element with the specified kind that contains the editor location.

Property Value

Examples

Sub CodeElementExample(ByVal dte As DTE2)  

    ' Before running this example, open a code document from a project  
    ' and place the insertion point anywhere inside the source code.  
    Try  
        Dim sel As TextSelection = _  
            CType(dte.ActiveDocument.Selection, TextSelection)  
        Dim pnt As TextPoint = CType(sel.ActivePoint, TextPoint)  

        ' Discover every code element containing the insertion point.  
        Dim elems As String  
        Dim elem As CodeElement  
        Dim scope As vsCMElement  
        For Each scope In [Enum].GetValues(scope.GetType())  
            elem = pnt.CodeElement(scope)  
            If IsNothing(elem) = False Then  
                elems &= elem.Name & _  
                    " (" & scope.ToString() & ")" & vbCrLf  
            End If  
        Next  

        MsgBox("The following elements contain the insertion point:" _  
            & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & elems)  
    Catch ex As Exception  
        MsgBox(ex.Message)  
    End Try  

End Sub  
public void CodeElementExample(DTE2 dte)  
{  
    // Before running this example, open a code document from a project  
    // and place the insertion point anywhere inside the source code.  
    try  
    {  
        TextSelection sel =   
            (TextSelection)dte.ActiveDocument.Selection;  
        TextPoint pnt = (TextPoint)sel.ActivePoint;  

        // Discover every code element containing the insertion point.  
        string elems = "";  
        vsCMElement scopes = 0;  

        foreach (vsCMElement scope in Enum.GetValues(scopes.GetType()))  
        {  
            CodeElement elem = pnt.get_CodeElement(scope);  

            if (elem != null)  
                elems += elem.Name +   
                    " (" + scope.ToString() + ")
"; } MessageBox.Show( "The following elements contain the insertion point:

" + elems); } catch (Exception ex) { MessageBox.Show(ex.Message); } }

Remarks

If the specified code element type is not at the TextPoint location, then CodeElement[vsCMElement] returns Nothing. CodeElement[vsCMElement] is a shortcut for TextPoint.Parent.Parent.ProjectItem.CodeModel.CodeElementFromPoint(TextPoint, <scope>).

Applies to