TextPoint.TryToShow Method

Attempts to display the text point's location.

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


Function TryToShow ( _
    How As vsPaneShowHow, _
    PointOrCount As Object _
) As Boolean
bool TryToShow(
    vsPaneShowHow How,
    Object PointOrCount
bool TryToShow(
    [InAttribute] vsPaneShowHow How, 
    [InAttribute] Object^ PointOrCount
abstract TryToShow : 
        How:vsPaneShowHow * 
        PointOrCount:Object -> bool 
function TryToShow(
    How : vsPaneShowHow, 
    PointOrCount : Object
) : boolean


  • PointOrCount
    Type: System.Object
    Optional. The endpoint of the selected range of text to be displayed. It can be either a TextPoint or an integer.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value indicating true if the span of text fits within the current code editor, false if not.


TryToShow adjusts the location of the buffer in the code view so that the indicated range of text is displayed in the code editor, if possible. TryToShow is similar to the TextPane object's Activate method, except that it attempts to display the window and the specified range of text.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


TextPoint Interface

EnvDTE Namespace

Other Resources

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