ISignatureHelpSourceProvider Interface

 

Defines an extension used to create signature help providers from a given ITextBuffer opened in a given context.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense.dll)

public interface ISignatureHelpSourceProvider

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodTryCreateSignatureHelpSource(ITextBuffer)

Attempts to create a signature help provider for the given text buffer.

This is a MEF component part, and should be exported with the following attribute:

[Export(typeof(ISignaturehelpSourceProvider))] 

Component exporters must add at least one ContentTypeAttribute to specify the content types for which the component is valid, and an OrderAttribute to specify the order of this provider with respect to other signature help providers.

For an example of the use of this interface, see Walkthrough: Displaying Signature Help.

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