Used to search for extensions to install and to manage installed extensions.
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.dll)
Extension factory method.
Factory method for extensions that are installable.
Prevents an installed extension from being loaded. This action may require a restart of Visual Studio.
Enables an extension to be loaded. This action may require a restart of Visual Studio.
Checks whether all references of a given extension are installed. This method only checks for first-level dependencies and does not verify that references of references are installed.
Queries for a collection of the paths of all content of a particular type that is included in enabled extensions.
|GetEnabledExtensionContentLocations(String, IDictionary<String, String>)|
Queries for a collection of the paths of all content of a particular type that is included in enabled extensions, and then filters the results by matching the given attributes to the XML attributes on the content node.
Queries for all enabled extensions under ExtensionsRoot.
Queries for all enabled extensions that contain a particular content type, for example, ItemTemplates or MEFComponents.
Finds all installed extensions that depend on the given extension.
Query for an installed extension by using its extension identifier (ID).
Query for all installed extensions under ExtensionsRoot.
Installs an extension to the ExtensionsRoot directory.
Asynchronously installs an extension to the ExtensionsRoot directory. Installations that are invoked by using this method cannot be canceled.
|InstallAsync(IInstallableExtension, Boolean, Object)|
Asynchronously installs an extension to the ExtensionsRoot directory. Installations that are invoked by using this method may be canceled by passing the userState object to the InstallAsyncCancel method.
Cancels a pending asynchronous installation operation.
Determines whether an extension is installed in any ExtensionsRoot directory.
Reverts an uninstalled extension to an installed state.
Query for an installed extension by using the extension identifier (ID).
Uninstalls an extension from the ExtensionsRoot directory. A restart of Visual Studio is required to complete the uninstallation.
Event that is fired when an InstallAsync operation completes, is canceled, or has an error.
Event that is fired as progress is made after an installation is started by using the InstallAsync method.
(Inherited from INotifyPropertyChanged.)
Although this API supports the Extension Manager infrastructure, we recommend that you do not use it because it is subject to change.
Implement this interface in a custom extension manager service to enable search for and download of extensions from a web service that implements IVsExtensionRepository.