CodeModel2.ElementFromID Method (String)


Returns a specific, existing code element.

Namespace:   EnvDTE80
Assembly:  EnvDTE80 (in EnvDTE80.dll)

CodeElement ElementFromID(
	string ID


Type: System.String

The name of the element.

Return Value

Type: EnvDTE.CodeElement

A CodeElement object.

If the requested element no longer exists, the method should return E_FAIL.


The values of code model elements such as classes, structs, functions, attributes, delegates, and so forth can be non-deterministic after making certain kinds of edits, meaning that their values cannot be relied upon to always remain the same.

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