Informs the add-in about how it was loaded by the integrated development environment (IDE).
Assembly: Extensibility (in Extensibility.dll)
'Declaration <GuidAttribute("289E9AF1-4973-11D1-AE81-00A0C90F26F4")> _ Public Enumeration ext_ConnectMode
[GuidAttribute("289E9AF1-4973-11D1-AE81-00A0C90F26F4")] public enum ext_ConnectMode
[GuidAttribute(L"289E9AF1-4973-11D1-AE81-00A0C90F26F4")] public enum class ext_ConnectMode
[<GuidAttribute("289E9AF1-4973-11D1-AE81-00A0C90F26F4")>] type ext_ConnectMode
public enum ext_ConnectMode
|ext_cm_AfterStartup||The add-in was loaded after Visual Studio started.|
|ext_cm_CommandLine||The add-in was loaded from the command line.|
|ext_cm_External||The add-in was loaded by an external client. (This setting is no longer used by Visual Studio.)|
|ext_cm_Solution||The add-in was loaded with a solution.|
|ext_cm_Startup||The add-in was loaded when Visual Studio started.|
|ext_cm_UISetup||The add-in was loaded for user interface setup.|
Add-ins can check the value of ext_ConnectMode to change its behavior. For example, the ext_cm_UISetup value indicates to the add-in that this is the first time it has been run. If so, the add-in can add its custom commands to the menu and toolbar. Otherwise, it can skip this step.