Archive for the ‘Services’ Category

DXCore Services – Language

April 11th, 2011 Comments off

The Language DXCore service is one of the most important services that provides access to the programming language fundamentals, including access to language extensions. Language extensions are DXcore plug-in extensions, which implement specific programming language support for Visual Studio, including parsers and code generators.

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DXCore Services – Source (SourceModel)

April 7th, 2011 Comments off

Provides access to the source model services. This DXCore service contains lots of useful APIs for working with the source code of the entire solution hierarchy.

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DXCore Services – TextCommands

March 17th, 2011 Comments off

The TextCommands DXCore service provides access to registered text commands inside DXCore and allows you to format a text command to prepare it for expansion. Formatting of a text command means adding special characters defined in the Constants DXCore service to be able to expand it using the TextExpansions service. For example, to format the Caret text command, pass its name to the Format method:


and as a result, it will return: «Caret».

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DXCore Services – Outline

March 16th, 2011 Comments off

The Outline DXCore service provides access to the editor outlining, allowing you to collapse, expand, and toggle outlining.

Here are its methods:
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DXCore Services – ProjectItems

March 16th, 2011 Comments off

At the moment, the ProjectItems DXCore service contains only the single Active property which returns the EnvDTE.ProjectItem instance for the active text document. Most likely, it will be populated with additional APIs related to ProjectItems, in the future.

Products: DXCore
Versions: 10.2 and up
VS IDEs: any
Updated: Mar/17/2011
ID: D068

DXCore Services – Resources

February 19th, 2011 2 comments

Resources service of DXCore contains shared resource images and drawing methods for use in plug-ins.

Methods of this service:

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DXCore Services – File

February 19th, 2011 Comments off

File service provides methods for file reading, writing, and editing.

Methods of this service:

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DXCore Services – Options

February 5th, 2011 Comments off

This DXCore service provides methods and properties for manipulation of options pages and decoupled storages for persisting plug-in settings.

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