PackageUtilities Class

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

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


Public NotInheritable Class PackageUtilities
public static class PackageUtilities
public ref class PackageUtilities abstract sealed
type PackageUtilities =  class end
public final class PackageUtilities

The PackageUtilities type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public methodStatic member ContainsInvalidFileNameChars Determines whether or not a string contains characters that are invalid for file names or paths.
Public methodStatic member ConvertFromType<T> Converts a string to an enumeration using a converter.
Public methodStatic member ConvertToType<T> Converts a string to an enumeration type.
Public methodStatic member CopyUrlToLocal Copies the specified file to the local project directory.
Public methodStatic member CreateCAUUIDFromGuidArray Creates a CAUUID from a GUID array.
Public methodStatic member EnsureOutputPath Creates the directories necessary for the given path.
Public methodStatic member GetImageList(Stream) Creates an image list from the specified stream.
Public methodStatic member GetImageList(Object) Creates a list of bitmaps from the resource handle.
Public methodStatic member GetImageList(Assembly, array<String[]) Creates a list of bitmaps from the specified assembly and resource names.
Public methodStatic member GetIntPointerFromImage Gets a pointer from a bitmap image.
Public methodStatic member GetPathDistance Calculates the distance between two paths.
Public methodStatic member GetSystemAssemblyPath Gets the path of system assemblies.
Public methodStatic member IsFileNameInvalid Determines whether or not the specified file name is invalid.
Public methodStatic member MakeRelative Returns a path for the second file that is relative to the first.
Public methodStatic member MakeRelativeIfRooted Returns a relative path if the specified file path is absolute and if it is in the same folder as the URL or in a child folder of the URL.
Public methodStatic member SetStringValueFromConvertedEnum<T> Returns a string from an enumeration value.


Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace