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ITaskItem.CopyMetadataTo Method

Copies the custom metadata entries to another item.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Framework
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Framework (in Microsoft.Build.Framework.dll)

void CopyMetadataTo(
	ITaskItem destinationItem


Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITaskItem

The item to copy the metadata entries to.

Follow the guidelines below when implementing this method.

  • Do not overwrite the ItemSpec property.

  • Do not overwrite existing metadata entries.

  • Do not copy metadata entries that do not make sense on the destination item.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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