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IVsUIShell2.CreateGradient Method

Returns an IVsGradient object on which to draw a gradient of a specified type.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0 (in microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.8.0.dll)

int CreateGradient (
	[InAttribute] uint GRADIENTTYPE,
	out IVsGradient pGradient
)
int CreateGradient (
	/** @attribute InAttribute() */ UInt32 GRADIENTTYPE, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ IVsGradient pGradient
)
JScript does not support passing value-type arguments by reference.

Parameters

GRADIENTTYPE

[in] The type of gradient to be painted, specified by a value from the __GRADIENTTYPE enumeration.

pGradient

[out] An IVsGradient object whose member functions can draw the specified gradient type.

Return Value

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

COM Signature

From vsshell80.idl:

HRESULT IVsUIShell2::CreateGradient(
   [in]  GRADIENTTYPE   gradientType,
   [out] IVsGradient ** pGradient
);

Unmanaged VSPackages are responsible for releasing the IVsGradient Interface.

For a full discussion on best practices for choosing the correct types of gradients when designing a user interface see The Visual Studio UI Guidelines document.

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