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VCMidlTool.GenerateTypeLibrary Property 

Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not to generate a type library.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in microsoft.visualstudio.vcprojectengine.dll)

bool GenerateTypeLibrary { get; set; }
/** @property */
boolean get_GenerateTypeLibrary ()

/** @property */
void set_GenerateTypeLibrary (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ boolean optSetting)

function get GenerateTypeLibrary () : boolean

function set GenerateTypeLibrary (optSetting : boolean)

Property Value

true to generate a type library; otherwise, false.

GenerateTypeLibrary exposes the functionality of the /notlb MIDL option.

See Samples for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the GenerateTypeLibrary property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj As VCProject
        Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        Dim tool As VCMidlTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCMIDLTool")
        tool.GenerateTypeLibrary = True
    End Sub
End Module
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