IVsTextManager.GetActiveView Method (Int32, IVsTextBuffer, IVsTextView)


Returns the active or previously active view.

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

int GetActiveView(
	int fMustHaveFocus,
	IVsTextBuffer pBuffer,
	out IVsTextView ppView


Type: System.Int32

[in] If true, then the current UI active view is returned. If false, then the last active view is returned, regardless of whether this view is currently UI active.

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop.IVsTextBuffer

[in] Pass null for pBuffer to get the previously active code view, regardless of the text buffer that it was associated with. If you pass in a valid pointer to a buffer, then you are returned the last active view for that particular buffer.

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop.IVsTextView

[out] Pointer to the IVsTextView interface.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

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

From textmgr.idl:

HRESULT IVsTextManager::GetActiveView(
   [in] BOOL fMustHaveFocus,
   [in] IVsTextBuffer *pBuffer,
   [out] IVsTextView **ppView
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