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ClassificationTypeDefinition Class

Describes a data-only export for declaring classification types.


Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Classification
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.Logic.dll)

public sealed class ClassificationTypeDefinition

The ClassificationTypeDefinition type exposes the following members.

Public methodClassificationTypeDefinitionInitializes a new instance of ClassificationTypeDefinition.

Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Because you cannot subclass this type, you can use the [Export] attribute with no type.

For more information about classification, see the section "Extending Classification Types and Classification Formats" in Editor Extension Points.

internal sealed class Components 
    [Name("keyword")] //required 
    [BaseDefinition("text")] //zero or more BaseDefinitions are allowed 
    internal ClassificationTypeDefinition keywordDefinition; 

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.