IVsXMLMemberIndex Interface

Creates an index of members in XML documents corresponding to metadata files. Implemented by the environment. Returned by the CreateXMLMemberIndex method of the IVsXMLMemberIndexService interface.

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

public interface IVsXMLMemberIndex

The IVsXMLMemberIndex type exposes the following members.

Public methodBuildMemberIndexCreates or updates the XML file member index.
Public methodGetMemberDataFromXMLReturns an interface (IVsXMLMemberData) that extracts and renders text from a given XML file.
Public methodGetMemberXMLRetrieves the XML source corresponding to a given member.
Public methodParseMemberSignatureParses a member signature into a unique member identifier.

This method provides convenient access to large metadata files without needing to use the full XML parser.

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