ClassificationTypeDefinition Class

Describes a data-only export for declaring classification types.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Classification
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic.dll)


Public NotInheritable Class ClassificationTypeDefinition
public sealed class ClassificationTypeDefinition
public ref class ClassificationTypeDefinition sealed
type ClassificationTypeDefinition =  class end
public final class ClassificationTypeDefinition

The ClassificationTypeDefinition type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method ClassificationTypeDefinition Initializes a new instance of ClassificationTypeDefinition.



  Name Description
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



Because you cannot subclass this type, you can use the [Export] attribute with no type.

For more information about classification, see the section "Extending Classification Types and Classification Formats" in Editor Extension Points.


internal sealed class Components 
    [Name("keyword")] //required 
    [BaseDefinition("text")] //zero or more BaseDefinitions are allowed 
    internal ClassificationTypeDefinition keywordDefinition; 

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.Text.Classification Namespace