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Tool Window Walkthroughs

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You can add menus and toolbars to your VSPackage or the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE). The walkthroughs in this section lead you through the most common scenarios.

In This Section

Walkthrough: Using the Gradient Service in a Tool Window

Demonstrates how to obtain an interface from a service to fill the background of a tool window with a color gradient.

Walkthrough: Putting a User Control in a Tool Window

Explains how to add a user control to a tool window that a VSPackage implements.

Walkthrough: Subscribing to an Event (Visual Studio SDK)

Demonstrates how to create a tool window that responds to running document table (RDT) events.

Related Sections

Tool Windows

Describes how to create tool windows such as the Task List, Solution Explorer, and Properties window.