ModelElement.CanMerge Method (ProtoElementBase, ElementGroupPrototype)


Verifies whether a source element can be added to this element.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.12.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.12.0.dll)

protected virtual bool CanMerge(
	ProtoElementBase rootElement,
	ElementGroupPrototype elementGroupPrototype


Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.ProtoElementBase

The root ProtoElement representing a source element. If this is null, the ElementGroupPrototype does not contain any ProtoElements and the code should inspect the ElementGroupPrototype context information.

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.ElementGroupPrototype

The ElementGroupPrototype that contains the root ProtoElement.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the source element represented by the ProtoElement can be added to this target element; otherwise, false.

Accept merges of extensions, or any supplementary elements that extensions are prepared to merge

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