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IVsSolution2.OpenSolutionViaDlg Method

Controls options for the Open Solution dialog box.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop (in

int OpenSolutionViaDlg (
	string pszStartDirectory,
	int fDefaultToAllProjectsFilter
int OpenSolutionViaDlg (
	String pszStartDirectory, 
	int fDefaultToAllProjectsFilter
function OpenSolutionViaDlg (
	pszStartDirectory : String, 
	fDefaultToAllProjectsFilter : int
) : int



[in] Start directory pointed to by the Open Solution dialog box.


[in] If true, then the All Project filter is defaulted to instead of the solution filter.

Return Value

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

COM Signature

From vsshell.idl:

HRESULT IVsSolution2::OpenSolutionViaDlg(
   LPCOLESTR pszStartDirectory, 
   BOOL fDefaultToAllProjectsFilter

This method brings up the Open Solution dialog box. The user can then choose a solution or project to open. The solution or project is opened by this method before the method returns.