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IVsExtensionManager.TryGetInstalledExtension Method

Query for an installed extension by using the extension identifier (ID).

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.dll)

bool TryGetInstalledExtension(
	string identifier,
	out IInstalledExtension result


Type: System.String
The unique identifier of an extension.
Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.IInstalledExtension%
An IExtension object that has the metadata of the queried extension if the extension is installed. Otherwise, returns null.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the extension is installed; otherwise, false.

Although this API supports the Extension Manager infrastructure, we recommend that you do not use it because it is subject to change.