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WinMDExp Class

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Exports a managed assembly to a windows runtime metadata.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks.v12.0 (in Microsoft.Build.Tasks.v12.0.dll)
public class WinMDExp : ToolTaskExtension

The WinMDExp type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodWinMDExpCreates an instance of WinMDExp.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyAssemblyUnificationPolicyGets or sets the policy used for assembly unification.
Protected propertyBagInfrastructure. Gets the collection of parameters used by the derived task class.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Public propertyBuildEngineGets or sets the instance of the IBuildEngine object used by the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine2Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine2 object used by the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine3Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine3 object used by the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine4Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine4 object used by the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyDisabledWarningsWarning codes to disableMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyEchoOffIndicates that command line echoing is turned off.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyEnvironmentOverride Obsolete. Gets a set of environment variable name-value pairs. Designed to be overridden in a custom task class (derived from ToolTask) to return a set of new or altered environment variables to create the execution context of the associated tool. MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyEnvironmentVariablesArray of equals-separated pairs of environment variables that should be passed to the spawned executable, in addition to (or selectively overriding) the regular environment block.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyExitCodeGets the returned exit code of the executable file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyHasLoggedErrorsInfrastructure. Returns whether this ToolTask has logged any errors.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Protected propertyHelpKeywordPrefixGets or sets the prefix used to compose Help keywords from resource names.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyHostObjectGets or sets the host object associated with the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyInputDocumentationFileInput documentation fileMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyInputPDBFileInput PDB fileMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyLogGets an instance of a TaskLoggingHelperExtension class containing task logging methods.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Public propertyLogStandardErrorAsErrorShould ALL messages received on the standard error stream be logged as errors.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyOutputDocumentationFileOutput documentation fileMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyOutputPDBFileOutput PDB fileMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyOutputWindowsMetadataFileOutput windows metadata file .winmdMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyReferencesSet of references to pass to the winmdexp tool.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Protected propertyResponseFileEncodingGets the Encoding of the response file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertySdkToolsPathPath to the SDK directory which contains this toolMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Protected propertyStandardErrorEncodingGets the value which specifies the encoding of the captured task standard error stream.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..StandardErrorEncoding.)
Public propertyStandardErrorImportanceTask Parameter: Importance with which to log text from the standard error stream.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyStandardErrorImportanceToUseGets the actual importance at which standard error messages will be logged.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyStandardErrorLoggingImportanceGets the MessageImportance with which to log errors.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyStandardOutputEncodingGets the value which specifies the encoding of the captured task standard output stream.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..StandardOutputEncoding.)
Public propertyStandardOutputImportanceTask Parameter: Importance with which to log text from the standard out stream.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyStandardOutputImportanceToUseGets the actual importance at which standard out messages will be logged.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyStandardOutputLoggingImportanceGets the MessageImportance with which to log errors.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyTaskProcessTerminationTimeoutA timeout to wait for a task to terminate before killing it. In milliseconds.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyTaskResourcesGets or sets the culture-specific resources associated with the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyTimeoutGets or sets the amount of time after which the task executable is terminated.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyToolCanceledUsed to signal when a tool has been cancelled.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyToolExeProjects may set this to override a task's ToolName. Tasks may override this to prevent that.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected propertyToolNameThe name of the tool to execute.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..ToolName.)
Public propertyToolPathGets or sets the path of the executable file to run.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyTreatWarningsAsErrorsGets or sets the flag indicating whether to treat warnings as errors.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyUseCommandProcessorGets or sets a switch that specifies whether the tool task will create a batch file for the command-line and execute that using the command-processor, rather than executing the command directly.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public propertyUTF8OutputGets or sets the flag indicating whether to use UTF-8 output stream encoding.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyWinMDModuleWinMDModule to generate the WinMDFile for.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public propertyYieldDuringToolExecutionIndicates if the task will yield the node during tool execution.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
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Protected methodAddCommandLineCommandsFills the provided CommandLineBuilderExtension with all the command line options used when executing this toolMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTaskExtension..::..AddCommandLineCommands(CommandLineBuilderExtension).)
Protected methodAddResponseFileCommandsInfrastructure. Fills the specified CommandLineBuilderExtension with the switches and other information that the command line tool can run from a response file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Protected methodCallHostObjectToExecuteCalls the host object to perform the work of the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public methodCancelCancels the process executing the task by asking it to close nicely, then after a short period, forcing termination.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodDeleteTempFileDeletes the specified temporary file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodExecuteRuns the exectuable file with the specified task parameters.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodExecuteToolCreates a temporoary response (.rsp) file and runs the executable file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGenerateCommandLineCommandsInfrastructure. Gets the switches and other information that the command line tool must run directly from the command line and not from a response file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Protected methodGenerateFullPathToToolThe full path of the tool to execute.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..GenerateFullPathToTool()()()().)
Protected methodGenerateResponseFileCommandsInfrastructure. Gets the switch used by the command line tool to specify the response file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Protected methodGetBoolParameterWithDefaultInfrastructure. Gets the value of the specified Boolean parameter.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetIntParameterWithDefaultInfrastructure. Gets the value of the specified integer parameter.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTaskExtension.)
Protected methodGetProcessStartInfoInitializes the information required to spawn the process executing the tool.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodGetResponseFileSwitchReturns the command line switch used by the executable file to specifiy a response (.rsp) file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetWorkingDirectoryReturns the directory in which to run the executable file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodHandleTaskExecutionErrorsHandles execution errors raised by the executable file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodInitializeHostObjectInitializes the host object of the task.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodLogEventsFromTextOutputParses a single line of text to identify any errors or warnings in canonical format.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodLogPathToToolLogs the tool name and path to all registered loggers.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodLogToolCommandLogs the starting point of the run to all registered loggers.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodResponseFileEscapeOverridable method to escape the content of the response file.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Inherited from ToolTask.)
Protected methodSkipTaskExecutionReturns true if task execution is not necessary. Executed after ValidateParametersMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..SkipTaskExecution()()()().)
Public methodToString (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodValidateParametersValidate parameters, log errors and warnings and return true if Execute should proceed.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides ToolTask..::..ValidateParameters()()()().)
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Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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