IVsUserData.GetData Method (Guid, Object)


Returns user data from a buffer.

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

int GetData(
	[InAttribute] ref Guid riidKey,
	out object pvtData


Type: System.Guid

[in] Unique identifier of the data.

Type: System.Object

[out] Pointer to a VARIANT containing the user data.

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 IVsUserData::GetData(
   [in] REFGUID riidKey,
   [out] VARIANT *pvtData

If you want to retain the contents of the variant, then copy the data to the cache.

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