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CommandWindow.OutputString Method

Sends a text string to the Command window.

Namespace:  EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

void OutputString(
	string Text
)

Parameters

Text
Type: System.String

Required. The text characters to send to the window.

OutputString does not automatically add new line characters to the string. If you want such characters in the string, you must add them to Text.

void CommandWinExample(_DTE dte) 
{
    // Get a reference to the Command window.
    Window win =    
    dte.Windows.Item(EnvDTE.Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow);
    CommandWindow CW = (CommandWindow)win.Object;

    // Input a command into the Command window and execute it.
    CW.SendInput("nav http://www.microsoft.com", false);

    // Insert some information text into the Command window.
    CW.OutputString("This URL takes you to the main Microsoft 
    website.");

    // Clear the contents of the Command window.
    MessageBox.Show("Clearing the Command window...");
    CW.Clear();
}

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