ISmartTagSourceProvider Interface

Defines a provider of a smart tag source.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense.dll)

Public Interface ISmartTagSourceProvider

The ISmartTagSourceProvider type exposes the following members.

Public methodTryCreateSmartTagSourceAttempts to create a smart tag source for the specified buffer.

This is a MEF component part, and should be exported with the following attribute:


You specify the ContentTypeAttribute so that the source provider needs to create sources only for buffers of the content types it recognizes, and OrderAttribute to specify the order in which the sources are called.

For an example of the use of this interface, see Walkthrough: Displaying SmartTags.

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