IVsTextBuffer.LockBufferEx Method

Has no effect. Deprecated.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop.dll)


Function LockBufferEx ( _
    dwFlags As UInteger _
) As Integer
int LockBufferEx(
    uint dwFlags
int LockBufferEx(
    [InAttribute] unsigned int dwFlags
abstract LockBufferEx : 
        dwFlags:uint32 -> int 
function LockBufferEx(
    dwFlags : uint
) : int


Return Value

Type: System.Int32
If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.


Starting in Visual Studio 2010, you should access the text buffer on the UI thread, not on background threads. The text buffer no longer gets locked when you call LockBuffer or LockBufferEx. Similarly, the UnlockBuffer and UnlockBufferEx methods no longer have any effect.

COM Signature

From textmgr.idl:

HRESULT IVsTextBuffer::LockBufferEx(
   [in] DWORD dwFlags

.NET Framework Security

See Also


IVsTextBuffer Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop Namespace