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PatternSyntax Property

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Sets or returns the syntax used to specify the search pattern.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property PatternSyntax() As vsFindPatternSyntax
[Visual Basic 6]
Property Get PatternSyntax() As vsFindPatternSyntax
Property Let PatternSyntax( _
   ByVal NewValue As vsFindPatternSyntax _
) 
[C++]
HRESULT __stdcall get_PatternSyntax(
   /* [out, retval] */ vsFindPatternSyntax* retVal
);
HRESULT __stdcall put_PatternSyntax(
   /* [in] */ vsFindPatternSyntax NewValue
);
[C#]
public vsFindPatternSyntax PatternSyntax {get; set;}
[JScript .NET]
public function get PatternSyntax() : vsFindPatternSyntax
public function set PatternSyntax(
   NewValue : vsFindPatternSyntax
)

Parameters

NewValue
Required. A vsFindPatternSyntax constant representing the type of syntax used for the search pattern.

Example

Sub PatternSyntaxExample()
   Dim objTextDoc As TextDocument
   Dim objEditPt As EditPoint
   Dim iCtr As Integer
   Dim objFind As Find

   ' Create a new text file.
   DTE.ItemOperations.NewFile("General\Text File")

   ' Get a handle to the new document and create an EditPoint.
   objTextDoc = DTE.ActiveDocument.Object("TextDocument")
   objEditPt = objTextDoc.StartPoint.CreateEditPoint
   objFind = objTextDoc.DTE.Find

   ' Insert ten lines of text.
   For iCtr = 1 To 10
      objEditPt.Insert("This is a test." & Chr(13))
   Next iCtr

   ' Set the find options.
   objFind.Action = vsFindAction.vsFindActionReplaceAll
   objFind.Backwards = False
   objFind.FilesOfType = "*.txt"
   objFind.FindWhat = "test"
   objFind.KeepModifiedDocumentsOpen = True
   objFind.MatchCase = False
   objFind.MatchInHiddenText = False
   objFind.MatchWholeWord = True
   objFind.PatternSyntax = vsFindPatternSyntax.vsFindPatternSyntaxLiteral
   objFind.ReplaceWith = "NEW THING"
   objFind.ResultsLocation = vsFindResultsLocation.vsFindResultsNone
   objFind.SearchPath = "c:\temp"
   objFind.SearchSubfolders = False
   objFind.Target = vsFindTarget.vsFindTargetCurrentDocument
   ' Perform the Find operation.
   objFind.Execute()
End Sub

See Also

Applies To: Find Object

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