VsShellUtilities.IsInAutomationFunction Method

Determines whether the extensibility object is currently executing an automation operation.

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


Public Shared Function IsInAutomationFunction ( _
    serviceProvider As IServiceProvider _
) As Boolean
public static bool IsInAutomationFunction(
    IServiceProvider serviceProvider
static bool IsInAutomationFunction(
    IServiceProvider^ serviceProvider
static member IsInAutomationFunction : 
        serviceProvider:IServiceProvider -> bool 
public static function IsInAutomationFunction(
    serviceProvider : IServiceProvider
) : boolean


Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the extensibility object is executing an automation operation; otherwise, false.


This method is typically called to determine whether to display a message box or other model window. Because these windows require a response from the user, they should be suppressed during automation operations.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VsShellUtilities Class

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace