Options Pages

VSPackages use the automation model to obtain properties and set configurations of Options dialog boxes on the Tools menu (Tools Options pages). You can extend Visual Studio by adding a new Tools Options page to expose the custom properties of a VSPackage through the automation model.

In This Section

  • Extending the Automation Model
    Discusses how the automation model and the VSPackage model create a two-pronged approach to extensibility in the Visual Studio environment.

  • User Settings and Options
    Describes how to program your VSPackage to obtain and preserve user preferences.