Using IVsProfferCommands to retrieve a Visual Studio CommandBar

If you are an add-in developer, you are probably familiar with adding menu items and toolbar buttons to the Visual Studio environment. In most instances add-in developers take their cue from the code generated by the Visual Studio Add-in Project Wizard. For example, the following code is generated when you create a new C# add-in…

5

Using EnableVSIPLogging to identify menus and commands with VS 2005 + SP1

One of the most frequently asked questions related to Visual Studio Package and Add-in development concerns how to add additional menus and commands to a specific dropdown or context menu in the Visual Studio IDE. Adding the menu or command is the easy part. Add-in developers typically use the Commands2.AddNamedCommand2 and Command.AddControl methods, and Visual…

4

Visual Studio Extensibility Forum FAQ Lite

What? No email link to talk to the Doctor directly. Yes that is true the email link has been removed from the blog. Dr. Ex and his assistants recommend use of Visual Studio Extensibility Forum instead. Your questions get exposed to a broader audience beyond just the doctor’s staff. Accept our apologies for any inconvenience…

1

Where can I get assistance with my Visual Studio Extensibility issues?

Occasionally, Dr. Ex and his associates are asked where developers can get assistance with issues related to the Visual Studio SDK, and Add-in development. In actuality, there are a number of support options available for customers with questions and/or problems pertaining to extending or automating the Visual Studio environment. Be it macro programming, COM automation,…

1