AddInStore::FindAddIns Method (Type, PipelineStoreLocation)

Finds all add-ins for a specified host view of the add-in at a location specified by the PipelineStoreLocation enumeration value.

Namespace:  System.AddIn.Hosting
Assembly:  System.AddIn (in System.AddIn.dll)

static Collection<AddInToken^>^ FindAddIns(
	Type^ hostViewOfAddIn, 
	PipelineStoreLocation location


Type: System::Type

The type that defines the host's view of the add-in.

Type: System.AddIn.Hosting::PipelineStoreLocation

The host application's base directory.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.ObjectModel::Collection<AddInToken>
A collection of tokens that represent the add-ins that were found.


There is an access violation to the pipeline directory structure.


location is an invalid PipelineStoreLocation value.

The PipelineStoreLocation enumeration currently contains only the ApplicationBase value, which points to the host's application base directory.

The following example finds add-ins at the location specified by the PipelineStoreLocation enumeration.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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