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IVsToolboxDataProviderRegistry.RegisterDataProvider Method

Registers a Toolbox data provider.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0 (in microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.8.0.dll)

int RegisterDataProvider (
	[InAttribute] IVsToolboxDataProvider pDP,
	out uint pdwProvider
int RegisterDataProvider (
	/** @attribute InAttribute() */ IVsToolboxDataProvider pDP, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ UInt32 pdwProvider
JScript does not support passing value-type arguments by reference.



[in] Pointer to an IVsToolboxDataProviderRegistry.


[out] Cookie that identifies the data provider.

Return Value

If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.

COM Signature

From vsshell80.idl:

HRESULT IVsToolboxDataProviderRegistry::RegisterDataProvider(
   [in]IVsToolboxDataProvider* pDP,
   [out, retval]VSCOOKIE* pdwProvider

Register with the Toolbox when your VSPackage is loaded. Use the pdwProvider value returned with this method to unregister the data provider by using UnregisterDataProvider.

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