Window2 Window2 Window2 Interface

Definition

The Window object represents a window in the environment.

[System.Runtime.InteropServices.Guid("25731932-3283-4AE0-B7CF-F4691B8BE523")]
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.TypeLibType(4160)]
public interface Window2 : EnvDTE.Window
type Window2 = interface
    interface Window
Public Interface Window2
Implements Window
Attributes
Implements

Examples

This example links together the Output Window, the Command Window, and Solution Explorer. It then manipulates the width and height of these linked windows, and it finally undocks them all from the linked window frame.

Imports EnvDTE  
Imports EnvDTE80  
Sub LinkedWindowsExample(ByVal dte As DTE2)  
    Dim Frame As Window2  
    Dim wins As Windows2  
    wins = CType(_applicationObject.Windows, EnvDTE80.Windows2)  
    Dim w1 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    Dim w2 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    Dim w3 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    ' Create a linked window frame and dock Solution Explorer   
    ' and the Ouput window together inside it.  
    Frame = CType(wins.CreateLinkedWindowFrame _  
(w1, w2, vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked), _  
 EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    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)  
    MsgBox("Now undocking the rest of the windows from the frame.")  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w2)  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w1)  
End Sub  
using EnvDTE;  
using EnvDTE80;  
using System.Windows.Forms;  
public void LinkedWindowsExample(DTE2 dte)  
{  
    Window2 Frame;  
    Windows2 wins;  
    wins = (EnvDTE80.Windows2)_applicationObject.Windows;  
    Window2 w1 =   
(EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer);  
Window2 w2 =  
 (EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput);  
    Window2 w3 =   
(EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow);  
    // Create a linked window frame and dock Solution Explorer  
    // and the Output window together inside it.  
    Frame = (EnvDTE80.Window2)wins.CreateLinkedWindowFrame  
(w1, w2, vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked);  
    MessageBox.Show("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);  
    MessageBox.Show("Total number of windows in the linked   
window frame: " + Frame.LinkedWindows.Count);  
    // Resize the entire linked window frame.  
    Frame.Width = 500;  
    Frame.Height = 600;  
    MessageBox.Show("Frame height and width changed.  
 Now changing Command window height.");  
    // Resize the height of the Command window.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Item(3).Height = 800;  
    MessageBox.Show("Now undocking the Command window from   
the frame.");  
    // Undock the Command window from the frame.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w3);  
    MessageBox.Show("Now undocking the rest of the windows   
from the frame.");  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w2);  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w1);  
}  

Properties

AutoHides AutoHides AutoHides

Gets or sets whether the tool window is able to be hidden.

Caption Caption Caption

Gets or sets the title of the window.

Collection Collection Collection

Gets the collection containing the Window object supporting this property.

CommandBars CommandBars CommandBars

Gets a collection of Microsoft.VisualStudio.CommandBars contained in the current window.

ContextAttributes ContextAttributes ContextAttributes

Gets a ContextAttributes collection which allows automation clients to add new attributes to the current, selected items in the Dynamic Help window and provide contextual help for additional attributes.

Document Document Document

Gets the Document object associated with the item, if one exists.

DocumentData[String] DocumentData[String] DocumentData[String]

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

DTE DTE DTE

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Height Height Height

Gets or sets a value indicating the dimensions of the window in pixels.

HWnd HWnd HWnd

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

IsFloating IsFloating IsFloating

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the tool window floats over other windows.

Kind Kind Kind

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

Left Left Left

Gets or sets the horizontal distance between the internal left edge of an object and the left edge of its container.

Linkable Linkable Linkable

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the tool window can be docked with other tool windows.

LinkedWindowFrame LinkedWindowFrame LinkedWindowFrame

Gets a Window object representing the window frame containing the window.

LinkedWindows LinkedWindows LinkedWindows

Gets a collection of all linked windows contained in the linked window frame.

Object Object Object

Gets an object that can be accessed by name at run time.

ObjectKind ObjectKind ObjectKind

Gets the type of the Object object, which is a GUID string representing the tool contained in the window.

Project Project Project

Gets the Project object associated with the Window object.

ProjectItem ProjectItem ProjectItem

Gets the ProjectItem object associated with the Window object.

Selection Selection Selection

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

Top Top Top

Gets or sets the vertical distance between the internal top edge of an object and the top edge of its container.

Type Type Type

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

Visible Visible Visible

Gets or sets the visibility of a window.

Width Width Width

Gets or sets the width of the window in character units.

WindowState WindowState WindowState

Gets or sets the state of the window, whether it is minimized, normal, and so forth.

Methods

Activate() Activate() Activate()

Moves the focus to the current item.

Attach(Int32) Attach(Int32) Attach(Int32)

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

Close(vsSaveChanges) Close(vsSaveChanges) Close(vsSaveChanges)

Closes the open document and optionally saves it, or closes and destroys the window.

Detach() Detach() Detach()

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

SetFocus() SetFocus() SetFocus()

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

SetKind(vsWindowType) SetKind(vsWindowType) SetKind(vsWindowType)

Microsoft Internal Use Only.

SetSelectionContainer(Object[]) SetSelectionContainer(Object[]) SetSelectionContainer(Object[])

Allows setting objects to be active in the Properties Window when this window is active.

SetTabPicture(Object) SetTabPicture(Object) SetTabPicture(Object)

Loads a bitmap into a tabbed picture on a tab-linked tool window.

Applies to