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TaskItem.CopyMetadataTo Method

Copies the item-specification metadata to the specified destination task item.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0 (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0.dll)
public void CopyMetadataTo(
	ITaskItem destinationItem


Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITaskItem

The item that this method will copy metadata to.



If the metadata already exists on the destination item, then it is not overwritten. The original metadata value supersedes the copied metadata value.

This method does not copy the item specification to the destination task item.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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