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SelectedItems.SelectionContainer Property

Gets a SelectionContainer object that represents the designer hosting the selected item(s).

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

SelectionContainer SelectionContainer { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.SelectionContainer
A SelectionContainer object.

SelectionContainer returns a collection of objects at a finer granularity than Project or ProjectItem.

Sub SelectionContainerExample()
   Dim SelContain As SelectionContainer
   Dim ContainerItem As SelectedItem

   ' Set references to the selection container and its selected item.
   SelContain = DTE.SelectedItems.SelectionContainer
   ContainerItem = DTE.SelectedItems.Item(1)

   ' Print the name of the container of the selected item.
   MsgBox(ContainerItem.Name)
End Sub

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