IDE-Defined Commands, Menus, and Groups
Applies to: Visual Studio Visual Studio for Mac
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Many menus, commands and command groups are already defined for use by the Visual Studio IDE. These commands are also available for your use when you extend Visual Studio.
Finding Environment-Defined Commands
The environment commands are defined in a set of four .vsct files:
These files are located in <Visual Studio SDK installation path>\VisualStudioIntegration\Common\Inc\. These files provide the definitions and GUIDs of the menus and groups that you can use in the command table configuration (.vsct) file of your VSPackage as containers for your own menus, groups, and commands.
In This Section
Gives the GUID and ID values of menus on the Visual Studio menu bar, and of the groups they contain.
Gives the GUID and ID values of toolbars in the Visual Studio IDE, and of the groups they contain.
Gives the GUID and ID values of commands defined by the Visual Studio IDE.