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Window.LinkedWindows Property

Gets a collection of all linked windows contained in the linked window frame.

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

LinkedWindows LinkedWindows { get; }
/** @property */
LinkedWindows get_LinkedWindows ()

function get LinkedWindows () : LinkedWindows

Property Value

A LinkedWindows collection.

Only windows that are linked to others have a LinkedWindows collection. For unlinked windows, LinkedWindows returns Nothing.

Sub LinkedWindowsExample()
   Dim Frame As Window
   Dim w1 As Window = _
   DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindSolutionExplorer)
   Dim w2 As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput)
   Dim w3 As Window = _
   DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindCommandWindow)

   ' Create a linked window frame and dock Solution Explorer 
   ' and the Ouput window together inside it.
   Frame = DTE.Windows.CreateLinkedWindowFrame(w1, w2, _
   vsLinkedWindowType.vsLinkedWindowTypeDocked)
   MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " & _
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)

   ' Add another tool window, the Command window, to the frame with 
   ' the other two.
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Add(w3)
   MsgBox("Total number of windows in the linked window frame: " & _
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Count)

   ' Resize the entire linked window frame.
   Frame.Width = 500
   Frame.Height = 600
   MsgBox("Frame height and width changed. Now changing Command window _
   height.")

   ' Resize the height of the Command window.
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Item(3).Height = 800
   MsgBox("Now undocking the Command window from the frame.")

   ' Undock the Command window from the frame.
   Frame.LinkedWindows.Remove(w3)
End Sub
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