FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition Class

Specifies a mapping between a content type and a file extension.

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Utilities.FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.CoreUtility (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.CoreUtility.dll)

public sealed class FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition

The FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodFileExtensionToContentTypeDefinitionInitializes a new instance of FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Because you cannot subclass this type, you can use the [Export] attribute with no type.

For more information about this definition, see Walkthrough: Linking a Content Type to a File Name Extension.

The following code shows how to use this definition to link a content type and a file extension:

internal sealed class Components
{
    [Export]
    [FileExtension(".abc")]
    [ContentType("alphabet")]
    internal FileExtensionToContentTypeDefinition abcFileExtensionDefinition;
    
    { other components }
}

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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