IDTExtensibility2.OnConnection Method (Object, ext_ConnectMode, Object, Array)
Occurs whenever an add-in is loaded into Visual Studio.
Assembly: Extensibility (in Extensibility.dll)
Sub OnConnection ( Application As Object, ConnectMode As ext_ConnectMode, AddInInst As Object, <InAttribute> ByRef custom As Array )
A reference to an instance of the integrated development environment (IDE), DTE, which is the root object of the Visual Studio automation model.
An ext_ConnectMode enumeration value that indicates the way the add-in was loaded into Visual Studio.
An AddIn reference to the add-in's own instance. This is stored for later use, such as determining the parent collection for the add-in.
An empty array that you can use to pass host-specific data for use in the add-in.
Add-ins are deprecated. For more information, see FAQ: Converting Add-ins to VSPackage Extensions.