ModelElementExtensionMethods.GetExtension<T> Method (ModelElement)

Get the ExtensionElement of the specified type from the available extensions of this ModelElement. If the element has no such extension then an InvalidOperationException will be raised.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Extensibility
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.11.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.11.0.dll)


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetExtension(Of T As ExtensionElement) ( _
    element As ModelElement _
) As T
public static T GetExtension<T>(
    this ModelElement element
where T : ExtensionElement
generic<typename T>
where T : ExtensionElement 
static T GetExtension(
    ModelElement^ element
static member GetExtension : 
        element:ModelElement -> 'T  when 'T : ExtensionElement
JScript does not support generic types or methods.

Type Parameters

  • T
    The type of ExtensionElement to retrieve


Return Value

Type: T
The ExtensionElement of the requested type

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type ModelElement. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

.NET Framework Security

See Also


ModelElementExtensionMethods Class

GetExtension Overload

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Extensibility Namespace