FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition Class

Specifies a mapping between a content type and a file extension.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Utilities
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.CoreUtility (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.CoreUtility.dll)


Public NotInheritable Class FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition
public sealed class FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition
public ref class FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition sealed
type FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition =  class end
public final class FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition

The FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition type exposes the following members.


Name Description
Public method FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition Initializes a new instance of FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition.



Name Description
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



Because you cannot subclass this type, you can use the [Export] attribute with no type.

For more information about this definition, see Walkthrough: Linking a Content Type to a File Name Extension.


The following code shows how to use this definition to link a content type and a file extension:

internal sealed class Components
    internal FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition abcFileExtensionDefinition;

    { other components }

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Microsoft.VisualStudio.Utilities Namespace