IVsMonitorSelection2 Interface

Provides information about an empty context (when nothing is selected) and supports implementation of custom selection identifiers. Extends, but does not inherit from, IVsMonitorSelection.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0.dll)

[GuidAttribute("692E4F21-1EF2-41B1-9116-EED8DAA79E7F")]
[InterfaceTypeAttribute()]
public interface IVsMonitorSelection2

The IVsMonitorSelection2 type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodGetElementIDRetrieves the element identifier for a VsPackage-defined Element of Selection.
Public methodGetEmptySelectionContextRetrieves the empty selection context.
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In order to provide a custom selection identifier (VSConstants.VSSELELEMID), you need to define a GUID as a subkey in the registry under the SelectionElements section of the Visual Studio section.

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