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Projects.Kind Property

Gets a GUID String indicating the kind or type of the object.

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

string Kind { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A GUID string representing the type of object.

Environment extensions must provide uniquely defined type strings. This information should be available in each tool or language's type library or documentation.

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte)
{  
    try
    {   // Open a project before running this sample
        Projects prjs = dte.Solution.Projects;
        string msg = "There are " + prjs.Count.ToString() + " projects in this collection.";
        msg += "\nThe application containing this Projects collection: " + prjs.DTE.Name;
        msg += "\nThe parent object of the Projects collection: " + prjs.Parent.Name;
        msg += "\nThe GUID representing the Projects type: " + prjs.Kind;
        if (prjs.Properties != null)
        {
            msg += "\nProperties:";
            foreach (Property prop in prjs.Properties)
            {
                msg += "\n   " + prop.Name;
            }
        }
        MessageBox.Show(msg, "Projects Collection");
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}

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