Package.GetGlobalService Method

Gets a service proffered globally by Visual Studio or one of its packages. This is the same as calling GetService() on an instance of a package that proffers no services itself.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0.dll)


Public Shared Function GetGlobalService ( _
    serviceType As Type _
) As Object
public static Object GetGlobalService(
    Type serviceType
static Object^ GetGlobalService(
    Type^ serviceType
static member GetGlobalService : 
        serviceType:Type -> Object 
public static function GetGlobalService(
    serviceType : Type
) : Object


  • serviceType
    Type: System.Type
    The type of the service requested.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The service being requested if available, otherwise null.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


Package Class

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace