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IVsToolbox.AddItem Method

Adds a data object to the specified tab in the Toolbox.

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

int AddItem (
	[InAttribute] IDataObject^ pDO, 
	[InAttribute] array<TBXITEMINFO>^ ptif, 
	[InAttribute] String^ lpszTab
int AddItem (
	/** @attribute InAttribute() */ IDataObject pDO, 
	/** @attribute InAttribute() */ TBXITEMINFO[] ptif, 
	/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String lpszTab
function AddItem (
	pDO : IDataObject, 
	ptif : TBXITEMINFO[], 
	lpszTab : String
) : int



[in] IDataObject to be added to the References tab in the Toolbox.


[in] Structure identifying item characteristics, such as the item name and icon. For more information, see TBXITEMINFO.


[in] The localized name of the Toolbox tab to add the data object to. The localized name can be obtained from the invariant non-localized name by calling GetIDOfTab

Return Value

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

COM Signature

From vsshell.idl:

HRESULT IVsToolbox::AddItem(
   [in]IDataObject* pDO,
   [in]PTBXITEMINFO ptif,
   [in]LPCOLESTR lpszTab