IVsLibrary2.GetSeparatorString Method (IntPtr)


Returns the string used to separate symbols for this type of Browse Container.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0.dll)

int GetSeparatorString(
	IntPtr pszSeparator


Type: System.IntPtr

[out] Pointer to a null-terminated string containing the language specific scope operator.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.

From vsshell80.idl:

HRESULT GetSeparatorString([out, string] LPCWSTR *pszSeparator);

Returns the scope operator used to separate namespaces, classes and members, such as "::" for Visual C++ and "." for Visual Basic and Visual C#.


The string is created by the IVsLibrary2 object and the string must persist for the life of the IVsLibrary2 object.

If you are implementing this interface in managed code and you need to have the string disposed of by the caller, implement the IVsCoTaskMemFreeMyStrings interface on the IVsLibrary2 interface.

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