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IVsExtensionManager.GetInstalledExtension Method

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Query for an installed extension by using its extension identifier (ID).

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.dll)
IInstalledExtension GetInstalledExtension(
	string identifier


Type: System.String

The unique identifier of an extension.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.IInstalledExtension
An IExtension object that has the metadata of the queried extension.

Thrown if an extension that has the given extension ID is not installed.

Although this API supports the Extension Manager infrastructure, we recommend that you do not use it because it is subject to change.

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