Tool Window Walkthroughs
You can add tool windows to your VSPackage or the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE). The walkthroughs in this section lead you through the most typical scenarios.
In This Section
Walkthrough: Using the Gradient Service in a Tool Window
Demonstrates how to obtain an interface from a service to fill the background of a tool window with a color gradient.
Walkthrough: Putting a User Control in a Tool Window
Explains how to add a user control to a tool window that a VSPackage implements.
Walkthrough: Hosting a WPF User Control in a Tool Window
Explains how to add a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) user control to a tool window that a VSPackage implements.
Walkthrough: Subscribing to an Event (Visual Studio SDK)
Demonstrates how to create a tool window that responds to running document table (RDT) events.
- Tool Windows
Describes how to create tool windows such as the Task List, Solution Explorer, and Properties window.