SaveViewState Method

IVsWindowPane.SaveViewState Method

Saves a view state of a document window.

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

int SaveViewState(
	IStream pStream


Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.IStream
[in] Pointer to the IStream interface of the view state to save.

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 IVsWindowPane::SaveViewState(
   [in] IStream *pstream

SaveViewState is called when the window pane in question is associated with a document view object. SaveViewState is not called for tool windows. If you want to implement persistence for your tool windows, you have to provide the implementation yourself. The Visual Studio environment only persists the tool window layout.

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