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OutlineSection Method (TextSelection Object)

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Creates an outlining section based on the current selection.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Sub OutlineSection() 
[Visual Basic 6]
Sub OutlineSection() 
HRESULT __stdcall OutlineSection();
public void OutlineSection();
[JScript .NET]
public function OutlineSection()


Sub OutlineSectionExample()
    ' Before running this example, open a text document.
    Dim objSel As TextSelection = DTE.ActiveDocument.Selection

    ' Move to the beginning of the document so we can iterate over the 
    ' whole thing.
    While objSel.FindPattern("#if _DEBUG")
        ' If we found the beginning of a debug-only section, save the 
        ' position.
        Dim lStartLine As Long = objSel.TopPoint.Line
        Dim lStartColumn As Long = objSel.TopPoint.LineCharOffset

        ' Look for the end.
        If objSel.FindPattern("#endif") Then
            ' Select the entire section and outline it.
            objSel.MoveToLineAndOffset(lStartLine, lStartColumn, True)
        End If
    End While
End Sub

See Also

Applies To: TextSelection Object