Windows2 Windows2 Windows2 Windows2 Windows2 Windows2 Interface

Definition

The Windows collection contains all windows in the environment.

public interface class Windows2 : EnvDTE::Windows
public interface class Windows2 : EnvDTE::Windows
__interface Windows2 : EnvDTE::Windows
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.Guid("31EFB5B1-C655-4ADA-BB52-3ED87FB2A4AE")]
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.TypeLibType(4160)]
public interface Windows2 : EnvDTE.Windows
type Windows2 = interface
    interface Windows
Public Interface Windows2
Implements Windows
Attributes
Implements

Examples

This example links together the Output Window, the Command Window, and Solution Explorer. It then manipulates the width and height of these linked windows, and it finally undocks them all from the linked window frame.

Imports EnvDTE  
Imports EnvDTE80  
Sub LinkedWindowsExample(ByVal dte As DTE2)  
    Dim Frame As Window2  
    Dim wins As Windows2  
    wins = CType(_applicationObject.Windows, EnvDTE80.Windows2)  
    Dim w1 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    Dim w2 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    Dim w3 As Window2 = _  
 CType(_applicationObject.Windows.Item _  
(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow), EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    ' Create a linked window frame and dock Solution Explorer   
    ' and the Ouput window together inside it.  
    Frame = CType(wins.CreateLinkedWindowFrame _  
(w1, w2, vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked), _  
 EnvDTE80.Window2)  
    MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " _  
 & Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)  
    ' Add another tool window, the Command window, to the frame with   
    ' the other two.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Add(w3)  
    MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " _  
    & Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)  
    ' Resize the entire linked window frame.  
    Frame.Width = 500  
    Frame.Height = 600  
    MsgBox("Frame height and width changed. Now changing _  
     Command window height.")  
    ' Resize the height of the Command window.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Item(3).Height = 800  
    MsgBox("Now undocking the Command window from the frame.")  
    ' Undock the Command window from the frame.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w3)  
    MsgBox("Now undocking the rest of the windows from the frame.")  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w2)  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w1)  
End Sub  
using EnvDTE;  
using EnvDTE80;  
using System.Windows.Forms;  
public void LinkedWindowsExample(DTE2 dte)  
{  
    Window2 Frame;  
    Windows2 wins;  
    wins = (EnvDTE80.Windows2)_applicationObject.Windows;  
    Window2 w1 =   
(EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer);  
Window2 w2 =  
 (EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput);  
    Window2 w3 =   
(EnvDTE80.Window2)_applicationObject.Windows.Item  
(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow);  
    // Create a linked window frame and dock Solution Explorer  
    // and the Output window together inside it.  
    Frame = (EnvDTE80.Window2)wins.CreateLinkedWindowFrame  
(w1, w2, vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked);  
    MessageBox.Show("Total number of windows in the linked   
window frame: " + Frame.LinkedWindows.Count);  
    // Add another tool window, the Command window, to the frame with  
    // the other two.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Add(w3);  
    MessageBox.Show("Total number of windows in the linked   
window frame: " + Frame.LinkedWindows.Count);  
    // Resize the entire linked window frame.  
    Frame.Width = 500;  
    Frame.Height = 600;  
    MessageBox.Show("Frame height and width changed.  
 Now changing Command window height.");  
    // Resize the height of the Command window.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Item(3).Height = 800;  
    MessageBox.Show("Now undocking the Command window from   
the frame.");  
    // Undock the Command window from the frame.  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w3);  
    MessageBox.Show("Now undocking the rest of the windows   
from the frame.");  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w2);  
    Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w1);  
}  

Properties

Count Count Count Count Count Count

Gets a value indicating the number of objects in the Windows2 collection.

DTE DTE DTE DTE DTE DTE

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent Parent

Gets the immediate parent object of a Windows2 collection.

Methods

CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType) CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType) CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType) CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType) CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType) CreateLinkedWindowFrame(Window, Window, vsLinkedWindowType)

Creates a Window object and places two windows in it.

CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow(AddIn, String, String, String, Object)

Creates a new tool window containing the specified Document object or ActiveX control.

CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object) CreateToolWindow2(AddIn, String, String, String, String, Object)

Creates a new tool window and hosts a user-defined, .NET control in it.

GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator()

Gets an enumeration for items in a collection.

Item(Object) Item(Object) Item(Object) Item(Object) Item(Object) Item(Object)

Returns an indexed member of a Windows collection.

Applies to