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SelectedItems

SelectedItems Collection

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Contains SelectedItem objects, which represent selected projects or project items.

DTE

   SelectedItems

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Interface SelectedItems
    Inherits IDispatch
[Visual Basic 6]
Class SelectedItems
[C++]
interface SelectedItems : IDispatch
[C#]
public interface SelectedItems : IDispatch
[JScript .NET]
public interface SelectedItems extends IDispatch

Remarks

There is always a SelectedItems collection, even when there are no project items. For example, if Solution Explorer has focus and a project node is selected, then there is one SelectedItem Object. The selected item's Project Property refers to the selected project and its ProjectItem property is Null.

Requirements

Namespace: EnvDTE

File: dte.olb

Example

Sub SelectedItemsExample()
   Dim SelItems As SelectedItems
   Dim SelItemObj As SelectedItem
   Dim SelContain As SelectionContainer
   Dim SelItem As SelectedItem
   Dim NameStr As String

   SelItems = DTE.SelectedItems
   ' List the number of items selected.
   If SelItems.MultiSelect = True Then
      MsgBox("You have " & SelItems.Count & " items selected in Solution Explorer.")
   End If

   ' Set a reference to the first selected item.
   SelItemObj = SelItems.Item(1)
   ' List the names of the project or project items under the selected 
   ' item.
   For Each SelItem In SelItemObj.Collection
      NameStr = NameStr & SelItem.Name
      If TypeOf SelItem.Project Is Project Then
         NameStr = NameStr & " Project-" & SelItem.Project.Name & vbCrLf
      Else
         If TypeOf SelItem.ProjectItem Is ProjectItem Then
             NameStr = NameStr & SelItem.ProjectItem.FileNames(1) & vbCrLf
         End If
      End If
   Next
   MsgBox("You selected: " & NameStr)
End Sub

See Also

Properties, Methods, and Events | SelectedItem Object | SelectedItems Property (General Extensibility)

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