ClassificationTypeAttribute Class

Provides the name for a logical classification type and the name of a classification type from which it is derived.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    Microsoft.VisualStudio.Utilities.MultipleBaseMetadataAttribute
      Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Classification.ClassificationTypeAttribute

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Classification
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic.dll)

public sealed class ClassificationTypeAttribute : MultipleBaseMetadataAttribute

The ClassificationTypeAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodClassificationTypeAttributeInitializes a new instance of ClassificationTypeAttribute.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyClassificationTypeNamesGets or sets the name of this classification type.
Public propertyTypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.InvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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This attribute is used to provide metadata for the ClassificationTypeDefinition export. The IClassificationTypeRegistryService uses this to construct IClassificationType objects. A IClassificationType can multiply inherit from different base types.

For more information about this attribute, see the "Extending Classification Types and Classification Formats" in Editor Extension Points.

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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