OutputWindowPane.Clear Method ()

 

Clears all text from the OutputWindowPane .

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

void Clear()

Clears all text from a single pane.

public void ClearExample(DTE2 dte)
{
    // Retrieve the Output window.
    OutputWindow outputWin = dte.ToolWindows.OutputWindow;

    // Find the "Test Pane" Output window pane; if it doesn't exist, 
    // create it.
    OutputWindowPane pane = null;
    try
    {
        pane = outputWin.OutputWindowPanes.Item("Test Pane");
    }
    catch
    {
        pane = outputWin.OutputWindowPanes.Add("Test Pane");
    }

    // Show the Output window and activate the new pane.
    outputWin.Parent.AutoHides = false;
    outputWin.Parent.Activate();
    pane.Activate();

    // Add a line of text to the new pane.
    pane.OutputString("Some text." + "\r\n");

    if (MessageBox.Show("Clear the Output window pane?", "", 
        MessageBoxButtons.YesNo) == DialogResult.Yes)
        pane.Clear();
}
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