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Package.IVsPackage.GetAutomationObject Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Gets an automation-friendly object for this package.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.12.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.12.0.dll)

int IVsPackage.GetAutomationObject(
	string propName,
	out Object auto
)

Parameters

propName
Type: System.String

String containing the automation property name.

auto
Type: System.Object

[out] Returns the automation object.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
If the method succeeds, S_OK, otherwise an error code.

Implements

IVsPackage.GetAutomationObject(String, Object)

The default implementation will return auto as null if propName is null, indicating that there is no default automation object. If propName is non-null, it will walk the metadata attributes searching for an options page that has a name of the format: <Category>.<Name>. If the options page has this format and indicates that it supports automation, its automation object will be returned.

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