Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace

Classes

AccountPickerOptions

Represents the options used to create an account picker.

AccountPickerOptions2
ActivityLog

Provides methods for logging messages to the IVsActivityLog.

AsyncPackage

Represents a VSPackage that can handle asynchronous services.

AsyncServiceProvider

An asynchronous service provider.

BlockingTaskEventArgs

The event arguments to be used with an event that passes in blocking task information. The parameters identify the task that is being waited on the UI thread (blocked task) and the task that is blocking the wait (blocking task).

BulkFileOperation
CircularTaskDependencyException

Exception raised when a circular dependency would cause a deadlock during a requested task wait operation.

CodeContainer
CodeGeneratorRegistrationAttribute

Adds a custom file generator registry entry for a specific file type.

CommandNavigationHelper

Saves and restores elements to be focused after interacting with menus and toolbars.

CommonMessagePump

Allows callers to block the current thread until a handle or handles have been signaled.

ComponentPickerPropertyPageAttribute

Adds the property page registration for a component picker.

ComUtilities

Provides miscellaneous methods that can be used when interacting with unmanaged code (COM objects) or interop types.

DefaultRegistryRootAttribute

Defines the default registry root used to register VSPackage information. This class cannot be inherited.

DesignPropertyDescriptor

A specialization of PropertyDescriptor that allows customization of the display name of the property in the property grid.

DialogContainerWithToolbar

Use this class to implement modal forms in Visual Studio. The implementation enables the form to host a Visual Studio command bar so that it participates in standard command routing.

DialogKeyEventArgs

Represents the event arguments used by DialogKeyPendingEvent.

DialogPage

Provides a standard dialog box functionality for implementing Toolbox property sheets, ToolsOptions pages, or custom UI dialog boxes, with support for the Visual Studio automation model, Windows Forms, and state persistence by using the Visual Studio settings mechanism.

DialogPage.PageApplyEventArgs

Event arguments that allow the OnApply(DialogPage+PageApplyEventArgs) method to indicate how to handle the apply event.

EditorFactoryNotifyForProjectAttribute

Adds a file extension for a Project System so the Project will call IVsEditorFactoryNotify methods when an item of this type is added or renamed.

EnumerableComCollection<TComEnumerator,TEnumerated>

Provides a generic base class for types that provide an IEnumerable wrapper around COM-style IEnumXXX interfaces.

EnumerableHierarchiesCollection

Provides a base class that supports a simple iteration over a hierarchy collection.

ErrorListProvider

This task provider is used to provide tasks for the Visual Studio Error List window.

ErrorTask

Represents an error task on the Task List. This class implements IVsErrorItem.

EventSinkCollection

Maps objects to and from event "cookies" that represent a client's registration with an event provider.

ExtensionPointAsyncPackage
ExtensionPointPackage

Represents an extended version of the Package base class that implements IVsPackageExtensionProvider.

ExtensionPointRegistrationAttribute

Registers an extension point provider of the type specified by derived classes such as ExtensionProviderType.

FocusChangeForCrossThreadClientEventArgs

Event arguments for an event raised by a control on the Visual Studio UI thread when it has a child Win32 HWND that belongs to a different thread and has acquiredWin32 focus. It is required for proper focus restoration when Visual Studio loses or regains activation.

HierarchyGraphNodeProperties
HierarchyItemCollectionChangedEventArgs
HierarchyItemEventArgs

Provides event arguments that are used by AfterInvalidateItems and OnItemAdded events to denote which specific item was invalidated or added.

HierarchyManipulationStateScope

Facilitates deterministic restoration of an IVsHierarchyManipulationStateContext.

HierarchyTreeFilterProvider

Base class which implements some of the boilerplate parts of an ISolutionTreeFilter.

HierarchyTreeFilterProvider.HierarchyTreeFilter

Base class that implements some of the boilerplate parts of an ISolutionTreeFilter. This includes behavior to ensure newly-added hierarchy items are always visible through the filtered view, even if those items do not match the filter. Derived types must still implement the logic for constructing the set of included items.

InfoBarActionItem

Represents a button or hyperlink inside an InfoBarModel's text spans or action items.

InfoBarActionItemEventArgs

Event arguments about an action on an IVsInfoBarUIElement.

InfoBarButton

Represents a button inside an InfoBarModel's ActionItems collection.

InfoBarEventArgs

Event arguments about an IVsInfoBarUIElement event.

InfoBarModel

Creates a data model implementing IVsInfoBar, for use with IVsInfoBarUIFactory.CreateInfoBar.

InfoBarTextSpan

Represents a span of text inside an InfoBarModel.

InstalledProductRegistrationAttribute

Provides information for the Visual Studio splash screen and the Help About dialog box when applied to a Package-derived class or a class that implements IVsPackage. This class cannot be inherited.

InstalledToolboxItemInfo

Supplies information about an existing toolbox item.

KnownColorThemes

Supplies predefined, well-known color themes.

KnownSettingsContainers

Lists the known settings containers.

KnownUIContexts

Supplies predefined, well-known UI contexts.

LocalizableProperties

LocalizableProperties provides a class that supplies custom type information on localizable properties for an object.

LocDisplayNameAttribute

Specifies the localizable display name for a property, event, or public void method which takes no arguments.

MsiComponentIdAttribute

Defines the Windows Installer component ID. The component ID is used by the Windows Installer to indicate the installation path to the VSPackage.

MsiTokenAttribute

Defines a token string for the MSI installer.

NewDocumentStateScope

Facilitates deterministic restoration of an IVsNewDocumentStateContext.

ObservableSettingsListBase<ValueT>
OleDataObject

Provides a managed class that implements the IOleDataObject interface.

OleMenuCmdEventArgs

The set of arguments passed to an OleMenuCommand object when the Invoke(Object) function is called.

OleMenuCommand

Represents a menu command in Visual Studio.

OleMenuCommandService

This class derives from the MenuCommandService class and implements IOleCommandTarget. MenuCommandService is the managed class used to add handlers for menu commands and to define verbs.

Package

Provides a managed implementation of the interfaces required to create a fully functional VSPackage.

Package.ProfferedService

Contains a service that is being promoted to Visual Studio.

Package.ToolWindowCreationContext
PackageRegistrationAttribute

Modify your class that implements IVsPackage by using this attribute so that the registration tool, RegPkg.exe, will look for additional attributes. For more information, see Registering VSPackages.

PackageUtilities

A set of static utilities for file names, paths, enumeration/string conversions, images, and other functions.

ProjectTabDesigner
PropertyPageTypeConverterAttribute

The class representing the attribute describing how to convert property values on property pages in a package. Use this attribute rather than TypeConverterAttribute.

ProvideAppCommandLineAttribute

Adds a command line switch to the devenv executable for a specific package type.

ProvideAssemblyFilterAttribute

Describes the assemblies that the IConfigureToolboxItem class supports.

ProvideAutoLoadAttribute

Apply this attribute to your VSPackage class to cause it to be automatically loaded when a specified UI context is active. This class cannot be inherited.

ProvideAutomationObjectAttribute

Modifying your Package-derived class with this attribute declares that it provides a particular automation object.

ProvideBindingPathAttribute

Registers a path that should be probed for candidate assemblies at assembly load time.You should use ProvideCodeBaseAttribute instead of ProvideBindingPathAttribute. Registering a specific assembly location instead of a directory to probe results in better performance.

ProvideBindingRedirectionAttribute

Registers a set of values that define a binding redirection. These values are merged at startup into the CLR runtime configuration.

ProvideCodeBaseAttribute

Registers a set of values that define a dependent assembly tag with a code base. These values are merged at startup into the CLR runtime configuration.

ProvideCodeContainerProviderAttribute
ProvideComponentDiagnosticsAttribute

Registers a component diagnostics provider and its associated view.

ProvideDependentAssemblyAttribute

Parent class for attributes that generate dependentAssembly entries.

ProvideEditorExtensionAttribute

Associates a file extension to a given editor factory when applied to a class that inherits from Package or implements the interface IVsPackage.

ProvideEditorFactoryAttribute

This attribute declares that the VSPackage provides an editor factory.

ProvideEditorLogicalViewAttribute

Adds a logical view to the editor created by an editor factory.

ProvideExtenderAttribute

Provides an extender for Visual Studio. This class cannot be inherited.

ProvideExtensibleUIContextRuleAttribute

Registers an UI context rule.

ProvideKeyBindingTableAttribute

Provides a key binding table GUID.

ProvideLanguageCodeExpansionAttribute

Registers language service support for code snippets.

ProvideLanguageEditorOptionPageAttribute

Provide a general method for setting a language service's editor tool option page.

ProvideLanguageEditorToolsOptionCategoryAttribute

This attribute is used to declare a Tools Option category for a language.

ProvideLanguageExtensionAttribute

Associates a file extension with a particular language service.

ProvideLanguageServiceAttribute

Informs Visual Studio that a VSPackage provides a language service. Used with the managed package framework (MPF).

ProvideLoadKeyAttribute

This attribute provides a package load key for your package. Not needed in Visual Studio 2010.

ProvideMenuResourceAttribute

Provides registration information about menu resources used in a VSPackage. This class cannot be inherited.

ProvideMSBuildTargetsAttribute

Obsolete. Do not use.Registers a custom targets file to the list of the targets known and trusted by MSBuild.

ProvideObjectAttribute

Informs Visual Studio that the VSPackage provides an object that can be created from the ILocalRegistryinterface. This class cannot be inherited.

ProvideOptionDialogPageAttribute

The base class for all the attributes that are used to register an option page.

ProvideOptionPageAttribute

Apply this attribute to independent objects to allow users to configure VSPackages through a custom Tools Options page.

ProvidePhysicalViewAttributesAttribute

Declares the attributes for a physical view offered by an editor.

ProvideProfileAttribute

Apply this attribute to independent objects used to implement a VSPackage's Visual Studio settings support.

ProvideProjectFactoryAttribute

ProvideProjectFactoryAttribute declares that a package provides a project factory.

ProvideProjectItemAttribute

This attribute registers items to be included in the Add New Item dialog for the specified project type. It is placed on a VSPackage.

ProvideSearchProviderAttribute

Registers the package as a search provider (IVsSearchProvider) extender. The Type and names passed in determine the search provider being registered.

ProvideServiceAttribute

This attribute indicates that the package proffers a service when applied to a subclass of Package or a class that implements IVsPackage.

ProvideServiceAttributeBase

Declares that a package provides a particular service when applied to a subclass of Package or a class that implements IVsPackage. The attributes on a package do not control the behavior of the package, but they can be used by registration tools to register the proper information with Visual Studio.

ProvideServiceOverrideAttribute

This attribute indicates that the package proffers a replacement for a default service. This attribute is included in the definition of a subclass of Package or a class that implements IVsPackage.

ProvideSettingAttribute

Registers settings owned by a package. All registered settings must be persisted via SVsSettingsPersistenceManager. Settings that are persisted using SVsSettingsPersistenceManager but not registered will be private by default.

ProvideSourceControlProviderAttribute
ProvideStaticToolboxGroupAttribute

This attribute declares a toolbox group which will be created on toolbox initialization.

ProvideStaticToolboxItemAttribute

This attribute declares a toolbox item which the toolbox will read from the registry. See the comments on IVsToolboxItemProvider for more details.

ProvideToolboxFormatAttribute

Apply this attribute to classes implementing VSPackages to declare that the VSPackage provides Toolbox items with the specified clipboard format and to enable drag-and-drop support in the Visual Studio Toolbox.

ProvideToolboxItemConfigurationAttribute

Registers a VSPackage as supplying a particular implementation of IConfigureToolboxItem. Used in conjunction with ProvideAssemblyFilterAttribute.

ProvideToolboxItemDiscoveryAttribute

Defines a toolbox item type. Toolbox item types are exposed as pages in the Choose Toolbox Items dialog (where one page is created for each type).

ProvideToolboxItemsAttribute

Apply this attribute to classes implementing VSPackages to declare if they offer a set of items to the Visual Studio Toolbox.

ProvideToolboxPageAttribute

Registers a VSPackage as providing one or more dialog pages in the Customize Toolbox dialog page of the Visual Studio IDE.

ProvideToolWindowAttribute

Notifies Visual Studio that a VSPackage owns a tool window.

ProvideToolWindowVisibilityAttribute

Maps a tool window to one or more UI contexts, so that the window is displayed when the user switches to one of those contexts and is hidden when the user switches away from one of the contexts.

ProvideUIContextRuleAttribute

Registers an UI context rule.

ProvideViewAttribute

This attribute declares that an editor factory class offers a particular logical view.

ProvideXmlEditorChooserBlockSxSWithXmlEditorAttribute

Indicates that a custom XML designer should not allow Side-by-Side (SxS) editing with the standard text-based XML editor.

ProvideXmlEditorChooserDesignerViewAttribute

Provides registration information to the XML Chooser for a custom XML designer.

ReadOnlyObservableSet<T>

Provides the base class for a generic IReadOnlyObservableSet<T>.

RegisterAutoLoadAttribute

Registers the VSPackage as an extender that is automatically loaded in response to a particular context GUID. This class cannot be inherited.

RegisterEditorExtensionAttribute

See ProvideEditorExtensionAttribute. Registers a file extension with a given editor factory. This class cannot be inherited.

RegisterEditorLogicalViewAttribute

Adds a logical view to the editor created by an editor factory. This attribute has been deprecated. Please use ProvideEditorLogicalViewAttribute instead.

RegisterExtenderAttribute

Registers an extender with Visual Studio. This class cannot be inherited. This class is obsolete. Please use ProvideExtenderAttribute instead.

RegisterLanguageExtensionAttribute

Registers a file extension with a given language service by applying the attribute to a VSPackage when registered using a registration tool like regpkg.exe. For more information, see Registering VSPackages.

RegisterLoadKeyAttribute

This attribute registers a package load key for your package. This attribute has been deprecated.

RegisterProjectItemAttribute

RegisterProjectItemAttribute has been deprecated. Please use ProvideProjectItemAttribute instead

RegistrationAttribute

An abstract class for VSPackage registration. The RegistrationAttribute class allows new registration information to be added without changing the registration tools.

RegistrationAttribute.Key

Provides an abstract class that represents a registration key.

RegistrationAttribute.RegistrationContext

An abstract base class that provides context information from an external source to a registration attribute.

RssCommands

Provides the routed commands supported by the Visual Studio shell RSS feed reader.

RunningDocumentTable

Provides access to the running document table (RDT) that tracks all currently opened documents in Visual Studio.

SelectionContainer

Provides a unified interface for accessing a set of selected objects.

ServiceCollection<T>

Represents a collection of services.

ServiceProgressData

This class used to propagate service or package load progress for async service and packages. Messages and values passed through this class will be shown to the user in some appropriate manner by the shell.

ServiceProvider

Provides a unified service provider for managed VSPackages.

ServiceProviderHierarchy

Acts as a hierarchical service provider.

ServiceProviderHierarchyOrder

Provides a recommended service resolution order for common service providers. When multiple service providers are combined in a service provider hierarchy, they are given a numeric ordering.

ServiceUnavailableException

Thrown if the service is unavailable.

SettableOleDataObject

Represents an OLE-compatible data object.

SharedProjectUtilities

Utility methods for Shared Assets Projects.

SharedSettingsAttribute

This attribute, when applied to the class returned from the AutomationObject property of a DialogPage subclass, enables the object's properties to be shared with other apps and online.

SingleFileGeneratorSupportRegistrationAttribute

Creates the ProjectTypeGuid key under $RegRoot$\Generators. This registration attribute is used by project systems that support single file generators.

SingleTaskIdleManager

Executes a long-running operation at idle priority on the UI thread. To support yielding frequently, the operation should return null as frequently as possible to allow the component manager to schedule other tasks and yield to higher-priority operations.The task is executed repeatedly until SingleTaskIdleManager is disposed.

SolutionPersistenceRegistrationAttribute

Adds a solution persistence property name and related GUID.

SolutionTreeFilterProviderAttribute

Provides information for displaying the Solution Explorer filter.

Task

An implementation of IVsTaskItem, used to modify the appearance and functionality of a task in the task list.

TaskProvider

This class implements IVsTaskProvider. It provides a framework-friendly way to define a task provider and its associated services.

TaskProvider.TaskCollection

A container for Task objects.

TaskSchedulingException

Exception raised when task scheduling failed and could not be retried.

ThemeResourceKey

Represents a key used in a Resource Dictionary for accessing theme color resources. Theme color resources include brushes and colors associated with a given color category and color name.

ThreadedWaitDialogHelper

Extension methods for the threaded wait dialog that makes it more consumable using common managed code patterns.

ThreadedWaitDialogHelper.Session

Offers two-way communication with a visible threaded wait dialog.

ThreadedWaitDialogProgressData

Contains details on the progress of a long-running operation for purposes of updating the IVsThreadedWaitDialog.

ThreadHelper

Provides a generic dispatcher helper to ensure that a method is invoked on the application's main thread.

ToolWindowPane

A default implementation for a tool window. It can be subclassed to implement a customized tool window.

UIContext

Represents the active state of a UI context.

UIContextChangedEventArgs

Event arguments for the UIContextChanged event.

UIElementDialogPage

Provides seamless hosting of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) content inside a native dialog running an IsDialogMessage-style message loop. This class enables tabbing into and out of the WPF child window handle (HWND), and enables keyboard navigation within the WPF child HWND.

UIThreadReentrancyScope

Microsoft internal use only.Provides an explicit re-entrancy point for ThreadHelper to invoke on the UI thread (independent of the COM RPC message mechanism).

Url

Wraps the Uri class. Provides an unescaped version of LocalPath for file URL types and AbsoluteUri for HTTP URL types. Also returns an unescaped result from MakeRelativeUri(Uri) so that it can be presented to the user.

ValueTokenizer

Keeps a list of tokens, and values that correspond to those tokens. This class is used to tokenize and untokenize a given string.

VsBrushes

Class used to map between __VSSYSCOLOREX identifiers (used by GetVSSysColorEx(Int32, UInt32)) and keys used by WPF ResourceDictionary objects. The keys provided by this class can be used to reference Brush instances that Visual Studio places in Resources.

VsColors

Maps between __VSSYSCOLOREX identifiers (as used by GetVSSysColorEx(Int32, UInt32) and keys used by Windows Presentation Foundation ResourceDictionary objects.

VSCommands

Provides the routed commands supported by the Visual Studio shell.

VsEnumerable<TComEnumerator,TComEnumerated>

Base class for Visual Studio-style enumerators using Visual Studio 2010 and older enumerator interfaces that use PreserveSig.

VsEnumerable<TComEnumerator,TComEnumerated,TEnumerated>

Represents a Visual Studio-style enumeration of TComEnumerated objects created from an enumeration of TEnumerated.Base class for Visual Studio-style enumerators using Visual Studio 2010 and older enumerator interfaces that use PreserveSig.

VsEnumerableEx<TComEnumerator,TComEnumerated>

Base class for Visual StudioCOM enumerators using Visual Studio 2012and later enumerator interfaces that do not use PreserveSig.

VsExecutionContextTypes
VsFonts

Contains the resource names for Environment fonts.

VsMenus

Includes the GUIDs for Visual Studio menu commands.

VSRegistry

Provides utility functions for discovering the registry hive under which Visual Studio is currently running.

VsResourceKeys

Exposes Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) resource keys for Style and ControlTemplate values that apply to common WPF controls.

VsSearchTask

Base class for implementing search tasks used by search-able tool windows.

VsServiceProviderWrapper

Wraps a service provider instance. The class can be used to expose a SVsServiceProvider value to a Managed Extensibility Framework composition container.

VsShellUtilities

Provides static helper methods to use with the Visual Studio shell.

VsTaskLibraryHelper

Supplies helper methods for using the Visual Studio task library in managed code.

WAProvideLanguagePropertyAttribute

Used for registering a Web Application Property for a project.

WAProvideProjectFactoryAttribute

Used to register information about a project system that supports the Web Application Project (WAP) flavor/sub-type.

WAProvideProjectFactoryTemplateMappingAttribute

Used to declare a new project system that supports Web Application Projects and define a mapping between the real project system and the one that is used only to store some WAP specific properties in the registry.

WebSiteProjectAttribute

Adds a project subtype to the existing list of defined project subtypes for the Web Site Project.

WebSiteProjectRelatedFilesAttribute

Allows the Web Site Project to nest one file type (related) under another file type (primary) in the solution explorer.

WindowPane

Represents a Visual Studio window pane.

WrapperPolicy

Structs

RunningDocumentInfo

Represents information about a document in the RunningDocumentTable. It includes all the information returned by GetDocumentInfo(UInt32, UInt32, UInt32, UInt32, String, IVsHierarchy, UInt32, IntPtr).

StatefulReadOnlyList<ItemT,StateT>

Interfaces

IAsyncAttachedCollectionSource

Represents an IAttachedCollectionSource object that can report on whether or not the HasItems property is currently being initialized, and which raises an INotifyPropertyChanged event when the IsInitializingHasItems value changes.

IAsyncServiceContainer

Provides methods to add and remove services.

IAsyncServiceProvider

Provides a method to get a service asynchronously.

IAsyncServiceProvider2
IAttachedCollectionService

Represents a service that can get attached collections for an item based on a known relationship, and that can enumerate the relationships that are supported for an item.

IAttachedCollectionSource

Represents an object instance that can return a collection of items, and that knows whether or not any items exist without realizing the items themselves.

IAttachedCollectionSourceProvider

Represents a service that can enumerate the relationships that exist for an object the service understands, and which can create attached collections for a relationship and object the service understands.

IAttachedRelationship

Contains metadata about an attached relationship, used by the IAttachedCollectionService to describe relationships between objects.

ICacheableAttachedCollectionSource

Represents an IAttachedCollectionSource that can potentially be cached. Cached sources do not need to be re-created each time they're requested.

IClientRightsAdditionalMetadata
ICodeContainerProvider
IComEnumeratorRelay<TComEnumerator,TEnumerated>

Provides typed enumeration methods.

ICommentTaskToken

This interface is used to get information about one of the tokens used to generate tasks.

IConfigureToolboxItem

Provides the ability to configure ToolboxItem objects dynamically by adding additional data to the toolbox item's Properties dictionary. This data is then serialized as a permanent part of the toolbox item.

IErrorList

This interface is used to get the state of the various switches in the chrome around the ErrorList tool window.

IFilteredHierarchyItemSet

Provides a flattened list of hierarchy items that represents all items in the hierarchy, and raises events when items are added to or removed from the hierarchy.

IInstalledToolboxItemInfo

Supplies information about an existing toolbox item.

IMenuCommandInvokeEx

Helps to invoke menu commands.

IMSDNChannel

interface for MSDN subscription channel information.

INonClientArea

Represents a visual element that may logically contain a non-client Win32 area when WM_NCHITTEST is sent to an HwndSource.

IOleMenuCommand

Represents an OLE menu command.

IProfileManager

Interface implemented by classes supporting VSPackages by persisting their state information through the Visual Studio settings mechanism.

IProfileMigrator

Supports the migration of user settings from one version of Visual Studio to another.

IReadOnlyObservableSet

Provides a heterogeneous collection of objects (non-type safe).

IReadOnlyObservableSet<T>

Provides a homogeneous collection of objects of type T.

IResXResourceService

An abstraction layer that lets clients control the resx readers and writers used within Visual Studio.

ISccUIClickedEventArgs
ISelectedGraphNode

Holds a reference to a selected GraphNode.

ISettingsMachineLocalityEvaluator

Used in conjunction with SharedSettingsAttribute to evaluate whether a property value is machine-local (i.e. should not roam to other machines) at runtime.

ISolutionSearchOptions

Represents the options a search provider should use when providing search results for a search of the solution.

ISolutionSearchParameters

Represents the parameters required to provide search results for a search of the solution.

ISolutionTreeFilter

A filter that controls a collection of items that should be included in the filtered tree.

ISolutionTreeFilterProvider

Factory used to create an ISolutionTreeFilter. ISolutionTreeFilter provides a list of included items that should be placed in the tree.

ISupportDisposalNotification

Represents an object that may become disposed, and that can notify listeners of changes to the disposal state.

ITaskList

This interface is used to get the state of the TaskList tool window.

IToolboxAppDomainControl

Controls the creation of the application domain in which the client’s IToolboxItemDiscovery implementation is created.

IToolboxAssemblyInfo

Supplies information about an assembly.

IToolboxExtensionsSdkInfo

Supplies information about an extension SDK.

IToolboxExtensionsSdkInfo2

Provides additional information from SDK manifests.

IToolboxExtensionsSdkType

Represents a managed type from an extension SDK.

IToolboxItemCreator

Creates new toolbox items and supplies information about existing toolbox items.

IToolboxItemDiscovery

Provides information about managed types from which toolbox items could be created.

IToolboxItemDiscoveryFactory

Creates various objects required for integration with the Choose Toolbox Items dialog.

IToolboxItemDiscoveryWithContext

Provides information about managed types from which toolbox items could be created. Implemented by packages and supplied from IToolboxItemDiscoveryFactory.CreateItemDiscovery. Packages deriving from Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Package supply this object via the dicoveryType argument to ProvideToolboxItemDiscoveryAttribute. This object is only used in a secondary appdomain which is unloaded after assembly enumeration completes.

IToolboxItemInfo

Supplies information about a managed type from which a toolbox item can be created.

IToolboxPlatformInfo

Supplies information about a platform (such as Windows 8).

IToolboxPlatformType

Represents a managed type with an associated platform. Other interfaces derive from this interface to add additional metadata.

IToolboxType

Represents a simple managed type. Other interfaces derive from this interface to add additional metadata.

IVsAccountManagementService

Represents the Visual Studio account management service.

IVsHierarchyItem

Contains instance property information for a single item in an IVsUIHierarchyWindow.

IVsHierarchyItemCollectionProvider

Provides a read-only collection of hierarchy items that represent a subset of all hierarchy items under a specified hierarchy.

IVsHierarchyItemIdentity

Contains the information necessary to define an item in an IVsUIHierarchyWindow.

IVsHierarchyItemManager

Accesses the data model used by an IVsUIHierarchyWindow (like the Solution Explorer).

IVsManagedImageService

An interface proffered by SVsImageService that allows direct addition of WPF bitmaps to the image library.

IVsManagedSettingsChangeEventSource

Provides an event for changed settings.

IVsProjectSecrets
IVsSccChanges
IVsSccChangesDisplayInformation
IVsSccCommitPendingChangesPrompt
IVsSccCurrentBranch

Information about the current branch of the active Scc provider.

IVsSccCurrentBranchDisplayInformation

Information about the current branch of the active Scc provider.

IVsSccCurrentRepository

Information about the current repository of the active Scc provider.

IVsSccCurrentRepositoryDisplayInformation

Information about the current repository of the active Scc provider.

IVsSccPublish

Supports publishing of source code that is in a local repository.

IVsSccSolution

Interface that raises events related to a loaded solution and Scc.

IVsSccUnpublishedCommits

Information about Unpublished Commits.

IVsSccUnpublishedCommitsDisplayInformation

Information about unpublished commits.

IVsTaskEvents

Notifies clients of changes made to tasks.

IVsTaskJoinableTask

An interface that allows attaching a single JoinableTask to an IVsTask instance.

IVsToolboxItemDiscoveryRegistrar

Defines a toolbox item type. You can get an instance of the interface from the SVsToolboxItemDiscoveryRegistrar service.

IWpfAccountPicker

Represents the Windows Presentation Foundation account picker control provided by IVsAccountManagementService.

SVsProjectLocalSecrets
SVsSccDisplayInformationService
SVsServiceProvider

Represents a Visual Studio service provider.

SVsToolboxItemDiscoveryRegistrar

Passed to GetService(Type) to return a reference to the IVsToolboxItemDiscoveryRegistrar interface.

Enums

AuthenticationState

The authentication state.

CloseResult

Specifies the results of the close operation.

CommandNavigationHelper.CommandFocusMode

Specifies how the control on which it's set is registered with CommandFocusManager for handling focus restoration and entering menu mode.

CommentTaskPriority

Value that indicates the priority of a task in the task list. The values in this enumeration correspond to the values in a the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.VSTASKPRIORITY enumeration.

CommonMessagePumpExitCode

Represents exit codes that are possible for CommonMessagePump.

DialogPage.ApplyKind

An enumeration that describes dialog page apply behavior.

FilterDescendantBehavior

Specifies the descendant behavior when including items in a filtered tree.

LogicalView

This enumeration lists the supported logical views.

PackageAutoLoadFlags

Specifies types of autoload behavior.

ProfileMigrationType

Specifies the migration action in MigrationType and ProfileMigrationType.

QueryCloseResult

Specifies the results of the query and close operation.

RegistrationMethod

Specifies how the assembly should be registered or located.

SettingScope

Describes the different setting scopes.

SettingStorage

Describes where settings are stored.

TaskCategory

Provides a set of task categories that specify the kind of task that is to be performed.

TaskErrorCategory

Represents a collection of values that identify types or severity of error messages that can appear in the Error List Options task window.

TaskPriority

Provides values for task priorities.

ThemeResourceKeyType

Specifies the type of resource being referenced by a ThemeResourceKey.

ToolboxItemDiscoveryContext

Indicates the context in which IToolboxItemDiscoveryWithContext.GetItemInfo is being called.

ToolWindowOrientation

This enumeration provides a number of possible tool window orientations with respect to a docking window.

UnlockResult

Specifies the results of the unlock operation.

VsDockStyle

Defines constants for tool window orientation.

VsFrameMode

Controls the display mode of a tool window.

VsFramePropID

Specifies property identifiers for window frames, document frames, and tool window frames.

VsHierarchyPropID

Specifies the property identifiers associated with the property settings for a hierarchy.

VsQueryEditFlags
VsQueryRemoveDirectoryFlags

Specifies the flags associated with QueryRemoveDirectory.

VsQueryRemoveFileFlags

Specifies the flags associated with QueryRemove.

VsQuerySaveFlags
VsRdtFlags

Specifies options for a document in the running document table (RDT).

VsRdtSaveOptions

Specifies save options for a document in the running document table (RDT).

VsRemoveDirectoryFlags

Specifies the flags used by OnAfterRemoveDirectories(IVsProject, Int32, String[], VSREMOVEDIRECTORYFLAGS[]).

VsRemoveFileFlags

Specifies the flags used in OnAfterRemoveFiles(IVsProject, Int32, String[], VSREMOVEFILEFLAGS[]).

VsSolutionPropID

Identifies property settings for a solution.

VsTaskContinuationOptions

Specifies the task’s continuation options.

VsTaskCreationOptions

Specifies the options for creating a task.

VsTaskRunContext

Specifies how the task is run.

VsTaskWaitOptions

Specifies the options for task wait operations.

WindowPane.PaneInitializationMode

Represents the possible initialization states for a WindowPane object.

Delegates

AsyncServiceCreatorCallback

The callback for the async service creator.

AsyncServiceCreatorWithProgressCallback

The callback that is invoked when an instance of the service is needed. This is called only one time, and the result is cached.

OnIdleHandler

A delegate used by the SingleTaskIdleManager class. When you create an instance of the SingleTaskIdleManager class, you pass in this delegate, which is then called at idle time.

VsInvokableAsyncFunction<T>

Used by the asynchronous task library helper to take an IVsTaskCompletionSource and return a Task Parallel Library (TPL) task.

VsTaskBodyCallback

Used by the asynchronous task library helper as the method type for a task body (what the task executes). Users of the library can either pass in this delegate type directly or use one of the wrapper methods that wraps simpler anonymous functions to this delegate type.