Represents all projects and solution-wide properties in the integrated development environment (IDE). Refer to Solution for this functionality. Do not instantiate from this class.
Assembly: EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)
The Solution object is a collection of all the projects in the current instance of the IDE and all solution-wide properties such as build configurations. The Solution object contains a project element for every project, whether it is a wrapped project, a subproject, or a top-level project.
Reference this object using DTE.Solution. To refer to virtual projects such as MiscFiles or SolutionItems, use Solution.Item(EnvDTE.Constants.vsProjectKindMisc) or Solution.Item(EnvDTE.Constants.vsProjectKindSolutionItems).
Sub SolutionExample() 'This function creates a solution and adds a Visual Basic Console 'project to it. Dim soln As Solution Dim proj As Project Dim msg As String 'Create a reference to the solution. soln = DTE.Solution ' Create a new solution. soln.Create("c:\temp2", "MyNewSolution") ' Create a new VB project from a template. ' Adjust the template path and save path as needed. proj = soln.AddFromTemplate("<template path>\ConsoleApplication.vbproj", "c:\temp2", "My New Project", True) ' Save the new solution and project. soln.SaveAs("c:\temp2\newsolution.sln") msg = "Created new solution: " & soln.FullName & vbCrLf msg = msg & "Created new project: " & proj.Name MsgBox(msg) End Sub