Debugger2.GetExpression2 Method

Evaluates an expression based on the current stack frame. If the expression can be parsed but not evaluated, an object is returned but does not contain a valid value.

Namespace:  EnvDTE80
Assembly:  EnvDTE80 (in EnvDTE80.dll)


Function GetExpression2 ( _
    ExpressionText As String, _
    UseAutoExpandRules As Boolean, _
    TreatAsStatement As Boolean, _
    Timeout As Integer _
) As Expression
Expression GetExpression2(
    string ExpressionText,
    bool UseAutoExpandRules,
    bool TreatAsStatement,
    int Timeout
Expression^ GetExpression2(
    [InAttribute] String^ ExpressionText, 
    [InAttribute] bool UseAutoExpandRules, 
    [InAttribute] bool TreatAsStatement, 
    [InAttribute] int Timeout
abstract GetExpression2 : 
        ExpressionText:string * 
        UseAutoExpandRules:bool * 
        TreatAsStatement:bool * 
        Timeout:int -> Expression 
function GetExpression2(
    ExpressionText : String, 
    UseAutoExpandRules : boolean, 
    TreatAsStatement : boolean, 
    Timeout : int
) : Expression


  • ExpressionText
    Type: System.String
    The expression text to be evaluated.
  • UseAutoExpandRules
    Type: System.Boolean
    true if the auto-expand rules should be used; otherwise, false.
  • TreatAsStatement
    Type: System.Boolean
    true if the string is to be interpreted as a statement; otherwise false.
  • Timeout
    Type: System.Int32
    The timeout period in milliseconds.

Return Value

Type: EnvDTE.Expression
Always returns an expression.


GetExpression2 does not throw an exception. If an error occurs, the error message is returned in the expression.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


Debugger2 Interface

EnvDTE80 Namespace