ITextStructureNavigator.GetSpanOfFirstChild Method (SnapshotSpan)

 

Gets the span of the first child syntactic element of the specified snapshot span.

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

SnapshotSpan GetSpanOfFirstChild(
	SnapshotSpan activeSpan
)

Parameters

activeSpan
Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.SnapshotSpan

The SnapshotSpan from which to get the span of the first child syntactic element.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Text.SnapshotSpan

A SnapshotSpan that represents the first child syntactic element.

If the snapshot span has zero length, then the behavior is the same as that of GetSpanOfEnclosing.

If the specified snapshot span covers multiple syntactic elements, then this method returns the span of the least common ancestor of the elements. If the specified snapshot span covers the child element, then the behavior is the same as that of GetSpanOfEnclosing.

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