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IVsExternalFilesManager2 Interface

Implemented by the environment to handle the Miscellaneous Files project.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop (in microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.dll)

[InterfaceTypeAttribute(1)] 
[GuidAttribute("999B1784-A1EE-42EB-B4B6-E928008FFB5D")] 
public interface IVsExternalFilesManager2 : IVsExternalFilesManager
/** @attribute InterfaceTypeAttribute(1) */ 
/** @attribute GuidAttribute("999B1784-A1EE-42EB-B4B6-E928008FFB5D") */ 
public interface IVsExternalFilesManager2 extends IVsExternalFilesManager
InterfaceTypeAttribute(1) 
GuidAttribute("999B1784-A1EE-42EB-B4B6-E928008FFB5D") 
public interface IVsExternalFilesManager2 extends IVsExternalFilesManager

Call this function when your project system needs to handle external files. HierUtil7 Sample is a class library that implements many of the elements needed in a custom project. The files vsdoc.cpp and hu_util.cpp, found in <envsdk>\common\HierUtil7 folder, show implementations of IVsExternalFilesManger2. Additionally, Saving a Standard Document shows how to change a file's ownership to the Miscellaneous Files project.

To access this interface, call Query Service on SVsExternalFilesManager Service1F88C1E9-3336-4C6D-963E-EA71B2379B46 and pass in a value of IID_IVsExternalFilesManager.

Notes to Implementers IVsExternalFilesManager2 is implemented by the Miscellaneous Files (External Files) project. For example, to handle files from "directory-based" project systems, the environment hands an open file to the Miscellaneous Files project after a Save As operation saves the file outside of the original directory of the project. To access this interface, call Query Service on SVsExternalFilesManager Service and pass in a value of IID_IVsExternalFilesManager.

NoteNote

The Miscellaneous Files project is listed in Solution Explorer. By default, the node is not visible. To make it visible, select Options on the Tools menu. In the Options dialog box, open the Environment folder and choose Documents. On the Documents tab, select the Show Miscellaneous files in Solution Explorer

Notes to Callers IVsExternalFilesManager2 is implemented by the Miscellaneous Files (External Files) project. For example, to handle files from "directory-based" project systems, the environment hands an open file to the Miscellaneous Files project after a Save As operation saves the file outside of the original directory of the project.

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