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IVsStatusbar Interface

Provides access to the environment's status bar.

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

[InterfaceTypeAttribute()]
[GuidAttribute("DC0AF70E-5097-4DD3-9983-5A98C3A19942")]
public interface IVsStatusbar

The IVsStatusbar type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodAnimationControls the animation of the icon in the status bar.
Public methodClearClears the status text area and the editor information area in the status bar.
Public methodFreezeOutputInhibits updates to the status text area.
Public methodGetFreezeCountReturns the number of freeze holds on the status bar.
Public methodGetTextRetrieves the current status bar text.
Public methodIsCurrentUserDetermines whether the specified user is the current user of the status bar.
Public methodIsFrozenReturns the freeze state of the status bar.
Public methodProgressShows the progress of operations that take a determinate amount of time.
Public methodSetColorTextSets the status bar text with foreground and background colors.
Public methodSetInsModeSets the mode of the editor in the status bar to either insert or overwrite.
Public methodSetLineCharDisplays the line number and character position in the editor information area of the status bar.
Public methodSetLineColCharDisplays the line number, column number, and character position in the editor information area of the status bar.
Public methodSetSelModeSets the block or stream selection mode of the editor in the status bar.
Public methodSetTextSets the status bar text in the text area.
Public methodSetXYWHDisplays the (x,y) position and the width and height of the current graphics box in the editor information area of the status bar.
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The status bar in Visual Studio is divided into four regions: status text area, progress bar area, animated icon area, and the editor information area. Each region can support one or more output panes. For more information, see the Status Bar topic under the Window Design node of the User Interface Design Guidelines.

Notes to Callers

This interface should be called whenever information in the status bar needs to be updated.

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