Imports.Parent Property

Definition

Gets the immediate parent object of a given object.

public:
 property System::Object ^ Parent { System::Object ^ get(); };
public:
 property Platform::Object ^ Parent { Platform::Object ^ get(); };
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(2)]
[get: System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(2)]
public object Parent { get; }
member this.Parent : obj
Public ReadOnly Property Parent As Object

Property Value

Parent object.

Attributes

Examples

Sub ParentExample(ByVal dte As DTE2)  
  
    ' Retrieve and show the Output window.  
    Dim outWin As OutputWindow = dte.ToolWindows.OutputWindow  
    outWin.Parent.AutoHides = False  
    outWin.Parent.Activate()  
  
    ' Find the "Pane1" Output window pane; if it doesn't exist,   
    ' create it.  
    Dim pane1 As OutputWindowPane  
    Try  
        pane1 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Item("Pane1")  
    Catch  
        pane1 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Add("Pane1")  
    End Try  
  
    ' Find the "Pane2" Output window pane; if it doesn't exist,   
    ' create it.  
    Dim pane2 As OutputWindowPane  
    Try  
        pane2 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Item("Pane2")  
    Catch  
        pane2 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Add("Pane2")  
    End Try  
  
    MsgBox("The active Output window pane is " & _  
        outWin.ActivePane.Name)  
  
    If MsgBox("Activate Pane1?", MsgBoxStyle.YesNo) = _  
        MsgBoxResult.Yes Then  
        pane1.Activate()  
    End If  
  
    MsgBox("The active Output window pane is " & _  
        outWin.ActivePane.Name)  
  
End Sub  
public void ParentExample(DTE2 dte)  
{  
    // Retrieve and show the Output window.  
    OutputWindow outWin = dte.ToolWindows.OutputWindow;  
    outWin.Parent.AutoHides = false;  
    outWin.Parent.Activate();  
  
    // Find the "Pane1" Output window pane; if it doesn't exist,   
    // create it.  
    OutputWindowPane pane1 = null;  
    try  
    {  
        pane1 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Item("Pane1");  
    }  
    catch  
    {  
        pane1 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Add("Pane1");  
    }  
  
    // Find the "Pane2" Output window pane; if it does not exist,   
    // create it.  
    OutputWindowPane pane2;  
    try  
    {  
        pane2 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Item("Pane2");  
    }  
    catch  
    {  
        pane2 = outWin.OutputWindowPanes.Add("Pane2");  
    }  
  
    MessageBox.Show("The active Output window pane is " +   
        outWin.ActivePane.Name);  
  
    if (MessageBox.Show("Activate Pane1?", "", MessageBoxButtons.YesNo)   
        == DialogResult.Yes)  
        pane1.Activate();  
  
    MessageBox.Show("The active Output window pane is " +   
        outWin.ActivePane.Name);  
}  

Remarks

The Parent property returns the immediate parent to the object or collection. If you want the containing collection, then use the Collection property.

Applies to