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IVsSolution.CloseSolutionElement Method

Programmatically closes a document, a project, or the entire solution.

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

int CloseSolutionElement(
	uint grfCloseOpts,
	IVsHierarchy pHier,
	uint docCookie


Type: System.UInt32
[in] Close options for the solution (.sln) file. For a list of grfCloseOpts values, see __VSSLNCLOSEOPTIONS.
Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.IVsHierarchy
[in] Pointer to the IVsHierarchy interface of the document to close.
Type: System.UInt32
[in] Document that was closed. This value is returned from the running document table, by calling GetDocumentInfo.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.

COM Signature

From vsshell.idl:

HRESULT IVsSolution::CloseSolutionElement(
   [in] VSSLNCLOSEOPTIONS grfCloseOpts,
   [in] IVsHierarchy *pHier,
   [in] VSCOOKIE docCookie

To close the entire solution, call CloseSolutionElement(grfCloseOpts, null, null). To close a single project, call CloseSolutionElement(grfCloseOpts, phier, null). To close a single document, call CloseSolutionElement(grfCloseOpts, null, docCookie).