HTMLWindow.DTE Property


Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

DTE DTE { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.DTE

A DTE object.

In Visual Studio, the DTE object is the root of the automation model, which other object models often call "Application."

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte)
   // Make sure you have an open HTML document before running this example
        if (dte.ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.Object is HTMLWindow)
            HTMLWindow htmlwin;
            string msg = "";
            htmlwin = dte.ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.Object as HTMLWindow;
            // Show the related application object's name.
            msg += "The application containing this HTMLWindow is " + htmlwin.DTE.Name;
            // Show the HTMLWindow's parent object.
            msg += "\nThe HTMLWindow's parent object is " + htmlwin.Parent.Type.ToString();
    catch(Exception ex)
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