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TaskList Interface

The TaskList object represents the items in the Task List window in the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).

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

public interface TaskList

The TaskList type exposes the following members.

Public propertyDefaultCommentTokenGets the default string for adding tasks to the Task List window.
Public propertyDTEGets the top-level extensibility object.
Public propertyParentGets the immediate parent object of a TaskList object.
Public propertySelectedItemsGets a collection of all of the items currently selected in the Task List.
Public propertyTaskItemsGets a collection of all tasks currently in the Task List window in the indicated categories.

There is only one TaskList object in the IDE.

Sub TaskListExample()
   Dim win As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindTaskList)
   Dim TL As TaskList = win.Object
   Dim TLItem As TaskItem

   ' Add a couple of tasks to the Task List.
   TLItem = TL.TaskItems.Add(" ", " ", "Test task 1.", vsTaskPriority.vsTaskPriorityHigh, vsTaskIcon.vsTaskIconUser, True, , 10, , )
   TLItem = TL.TaskItems.Add(" ", " ", "Test task 2.", vsTaskPriority.vsTaskPriorityLow, vsTaskIcon.vsTaskIconComment, , 20, , )

   ' List the total number of task list items after adding the new 
   ' task items.
   MsgBox("Task Item 1 description: " & TL.TaskItems.Item(2).Description)
   MsgBox("Total number of task items: " & TL.TaskItems.Count)

   ' Remove the second task item. The items list in reverse numeric order.
   MsgBox("Deleting the second task item")
   MsgBox("Total number of task items: " & TL.TaskItems.Count)
End Sub