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Project.DTE Property

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

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

DTE DTE { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.DTE
A DTE object.

In Visual Studio, the DTE object is the root of the automation model, which other object models often call "Application."

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte)
{  
    try
    {   // Open a project before running this sample.
        Project prj = dte.Solution.Projects.Item(1);
        Projects prjs;
        string msg, msg2 = "Global Variables:";
        msg = "FileName: " + prj.FileName;
        msg += "\nFullName: " + prj.FullName;
        msg += "\nProject-level access to " + prj.CodeModel.CodeElements.Count.ToString() +
            " CodeElements through the CodeModel";
        prjs = prj.Collection;
        msg += "\nThere are " + prjs.Count.ToString() + " projects in the same collection.";
        msg += "\nApplication containing this project: " + prj.DTE.Name;
        if (prj.Saved)
            msg += "\nThis project hasn't been modified since the last save.";
        else
            msg += "\nThis project has been modified since the last save.";
        msg += "\nProperties: ";
        foreach (Property prop in prj.Properties)
        {
            msg += "\n  " + prop.Name;
        }
        foreach (String s in (Array)prj.Globals.VariableNames)
        {
            msg2 += "\n  " + s;
        }

        MessageBox.Show(msg, "Project Name: " + prj.Name);
        MessageBox.Show(msg2);
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}

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