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SelectedItems.Parent Property

Gets the immediate parent object of a SelectedItems collection.

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

DTE Parent { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.DTE
A DTE object.

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte)
{  
    try
    {
        // Open project and select one or more items in 
        // Solution Explorer before running this example.
        SelectedItem selItem;
        SelectedItems selItems;
        string msg = "";
        if (dte.SelectedItems.Count > 0)
        {
            selItems = dte.SelectedItems;
            selItem = selItems.Item(1);
            msg = "The first selected item is " + selItem.Name;
            msg += "\n Do the Parent and DTE property return the same object? " + (selItems.DTE.Equals(selItems.Parent)).ToString();
        }
        MessageBox.Show(msg);
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}

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