Solution3.SaveAs Method (String)

Saves the solution.

Namespace:  EnvDTE90
Assembly:  EnvDTE90 (in EnvDTE90.dll)


Sub SaveAs ( _
    FileName As String _
void SaveAs(
    string FileName
void SaveAs(
    [InAttribute] String^ FileName
abstract SaveAs : 
        FileName:string -> unit 
function SaveAs(
    FileName : String


  • FileName
    Type: System.String
    Required. The file name in which to save the solution. If the file exists, it is overwritten.




SaveAs saves the solution with the specified file name.


For information on how to run this add-in code, see How to: Compile and Run the Automation Object Model Code Examples.

Public Sub OnConnection(ByVal application As Object, _
 ByVal connectMode As ext_ConnectMode, ByVal addInInst As Object, _
 ByRef custom As Array) Implements IDTExtensibility2.OnConnection
    _applicationObject = CType(application, DTE2)
    _addInInstance = CType(addInInst, AddIn)
End Sub

Sub SaveAsExample(ByVal dte As DTE2)
    ' This add-in creates a solution and then saves it.
    ' Create the full path to NewSolution.sln.
    Dim tempPath As String = System.IO.Path.GetTempPath()
    Dim solnName As String = "NewSolution"
    Dim solnPath As String = tempPath & solnName & ".sln"
    Dim soln As Solution2 = _
    CType(_applicationObject.Solution, Solution2)


        If MsgBox("Solution " & solnPath & " doesn't exist. " & _
            "Create it?", MsgBoxStyle.YesNo) = MsgBoxResult.Yes Then
           ' Create and save NewSolution.sln.
            dte.Solution.Create(tempPath, solnName)
        End If
    Catch ex As SystemException
        MsgBox("ERROR: " & ex.ToString())
    End Try

End Sub
using System.Windows.Forms;
public void OnConnection(object application,
 Extensibility.ext_ConnectMode connectMode, object addInInst,
 ref System.Array custom)
    _applicationObject = (DTE2)application;
    _addInInstance = (AddIn)addInInst;
    // Pass the applicationObject member variable to the code example.

public void SolnSaveAsExample(DTE2 dte)
    // This add-in creates a solution and saves it.
    string tempPath = System.IO.Path.GetTempPath();
    string solnName = "NewSolution";
    string solnPath = tempPath + solnName + ".sln";
    Solution2 soln = (Solution2)_applicationObject.Solution;

        if (MessageBox.Show("Solution " + solnPath +
        " doesn't exist. " + "Create it?", "",
        MessageBoxButtons.YesNo) == DialogResult.Yes)
            // Create and save NewSolution.sln.
            dte.Solution.Create(tempPath, solnName);
    catch (SystemException ex)
        MessageBox.Show("ERROR: " + ex);

.NET Framework Security

See Also


Solution3 Interface

SaveAs Overload

EnvDTE90 Namespace

Other Resources

How to: Compile and Run the Automation Object Model Code Examples