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ServiceProvider.GlobalProvider Property

Gets the global service provider for the calling thread.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0.dll)

static function get GlobalProvider () : ServiceProvider

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.ServiceProvider
The global service provider.

The global service provider is set by calling CreateFromSetSite.If this method has not been called, an attempt is made to retrieve the a service provider from the OLE message filter. If no suitable service provider can be found on the calling thread, then a new, empty ServiceProvider is returned.