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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Adding Project Items

Every major piece of potential extension capability is represented by its own project item. As we discussed earlier, creating a command that can be triggered from a custom Visual Studio menu selection is one potential way to surface an extension inside of the IDE. And this would be crafted and added into our VSIX project by using a tool window project item. Figure 15.3 shows the available project items.

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FIGURE 15.3 VSIX project items.

The available project items prefixed with Custom are the traditional Visual Studio extension items. You will see others in the list prefixed with Editor. These are project items that leverage ...

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