IVsTextViewCreationListener Interface

A listener to the event raised when a text view adapter (IVsTextView) is created and initialized.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor.dll)


Public Interface IVsTextViewCreationListener
public interface IVsTextViewCreationListener
public interface class IVsTextViewCreationListener
type IVsTextViewCreationListener =  interface end
public interface IVsTextViewCreationListener

The IVsTextViewCreationListener type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method VsTextViewCreated Called when a IVsTextView adapter has been created and initialized.



Exporters must mark their export using the following attribute:


You filter this listener for a specific ContentTypeAttribute and TextViewRoleAttribute.

For example, to restrict this listener to views of editable text, you would use the following attributes:


For more information about using ContentTypeAttribute and TextViewRoleAttribute, see Editor Extension Points.

You can use this listener when you want to handle specific keystrokes in your extension. You do this by getting a reference to the text view adapter (IVsTextView) when the text view is created, then using this reference to add a command filter to a view (by using AddCommandFilter).


You can find examples of this interface in the following walkthroughs:

Walkthrough: Displaying Signature Help

Walkthrough: Displaying Statement Completion

Walkthrough: Using a Shortcut Key with an Editor Extension

See Also


Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor Namespace