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Window.ObjectKind Property

Gets the type of the Window object, which is a GUID string representing the tool contained in the window.

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

string ObjectKind { get; }
/** @property */
String get_ObjectKind ()

function get ObjectKind () : String

Property Value

A string containing a GUID representing the tool contained in the window.

The GUID can be used as an index to Window.Item.

Sub CaptionExample()
   Dim Frame As Window
   Dim w1 As Window = _
   Dim w2 As Window = DTE.Windows.Item(Constants.vsWindowKindOutput)

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

   ' View some window properties.
   MsgBox("Window ObjectKind property value: " & Frame.ObjectKind)
   MsgBox("Window Caption: " & Frame.Caption)

   ' Resize the entire linked window frame.
   Frame.Width = 500
   Frame.Height = 600
   Frame.Left = 100
   MsgBox("Frame height and width changed. Now changing Command window _
End Sub

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