ToolBoxTab3 Interface

 

Represents a tab in the Toolbox, along with any objects the tab contains. ToolBoxTab3 supersedes the ToolBoxTab and ToolBoxTab2 interfaces.

Namespace:   EnvDTE90
Assembly:  EnvDTE90 (in EnvDTE90.dll)

[GuidAttribute("09D8476F-E6BF-46FB-A0A9-61C331B90F06")]
public interface ToolBoxTab3 : ToolBoxTab2

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCollection

Gets the collection containing the ToolBoxTab object supporting this property.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDTE

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyExpanded

Gets or sets whether the Toolbox tab is displayed or rolled up.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyListView

Gets or sets a value indicating whether items in a particular ToolBox tab display in List view or Icon view format.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets the name of the ToolBoxTab3 object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyToolBoxItems

Gets the collection of ToolBoxItems associated with a ToolBoxTab3.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUniqueID

Sets or gets a unique ID for the specified tab.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodActivate()

Moves the focus to the current item.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDelete()

Removes the ToolBoxTab3 from a collection.

This example selects and activates the first ToolBoxTab3 item and displays its name in a message box.

using EnvDTE;
using EnvDTE80;
using EnvDTE90;
using System.Windows.Forms;
public void ToolBoxTabExample(DTE2 dte)
{
    ToolBox tlBox;
    ToolBoxTabs tbxTabs;
    ToolBoxTab3 tbxTab;
    ToolBoxItem tbxItem;
    try
    {
        // Create an object reference to the IDE's ToolBox object and
        // its tabs.
        tlBox = (ToolBox)_applicationObject.Windows.Item
(Constants.vsWindowKindToolbox).Object;
        tbxTabs = tlBox.ToolBoxTabs;
        // Select the first Toolbox Tab.
        tbxTab = (ToolBoxTab3)tbxTabs.Item(1);
        MessageBox.Show("The name of the first Toolbox tab is: " 
+ tbxTab.Name);
        tbxTab.Activate();
        tbxItem = tbxTab.ToolBoxItems.Item(1);
        MessageBox.Show("Toolbox item name: " + tbxItem.Name);
    }
    catch (Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show("ERROR: " + ex.Message);
    }
}
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