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IVsToolbox.RegisterDataProvider Method

Registers a Toolbox data provider.

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

int RegisterDataProvider(
	IVsToolboxDataProvider pDP,
	out uint pdwProvider


Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.IVsToolboxDataProvider
[in] Pointer to the Toolbox data provider to register.
Type: System.UInt32
[out, retval] Unique cookie identifying the newly registered Toolbox data provider.

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 IVsToolbox::RegisterDataProvider(
   [in]IVsToolboxDataProvider* pDP,
   [out, retval]VSCOOKIE* pdwProvider

Register with the Toolbox when your VSPackage is loaded. Use the pdwProvider value returned with this method to unregister the data provider using UnregisterDataProvider.