ProvideEditorExtensionAttribute.Register Method

Called to register this attribute with the given context. The context contains the location where the registration information should be placed. It also contains the type being registered and path information.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0.dll)


Public Overrides Sub Register ( _
    context As RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext _
public override void Register(
    RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext context
virtual void Register(
    RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext^ context
) override
abstract Register : 
        context:RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext -> unit 
override Register : 
        context:RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext -> unit 
public override function Register(
    context : RegistrationAttribute..::..RegistrationContext



Exception Condition

This method throws an ArgumentNullException if the context argument is null.


Provides registration information about a VSPackage when called by an external registration tool such as RegPkg.exe.

VSPackages implementing the RegisterEditorExtensionAttribute class do not need to call the Register method. Register is called by the registration tools.

The following registry entry is created by ProvideEditorExtensionAttribute:

VSROOT\Editors\{FactoryGuid}\Extensions\Extension = Priority

.NET Framework Security

See Also


ProvideEditorExtensionAttribute Class

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace