VS2022 Extension: How to monitor build output window and modify text

Ben Medina 0 Reputation points
2023-05-16T18:52:13.2166667+00:00

I'd like to write a VS2022 extension that monitors the text in the Build output window pane and replaces the text of certain file paths. It is straightforward to get from the DTE to the Build output window pane through existing documentation, like this:

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/envdte.outputwindowpane?view=visualstudiosdk-2022

However, once I have the TextDocument related to the build output, how do I monitor the document for changes? There are no methods on that class related to observing changes.

Thanks for the help in advance!

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  1. AnnaXiu-MSFT 14,986 Reputation points
    2023-05-17T09:34:24.5633333+00:00

    Hi @Ben Medina, 

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A! 

    Maybe you can try the TextChanged event. 

    Sincerely,

    Anna


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