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ToolTask.GetWorkingDirectory Method

Returns the directory in which to run the executable file.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0 (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0.dll)
protected virtual string GetWorkingDirectory()

Return Value

Type: System.String
The directory in which to run the executable file, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the executable file should be run in the current directory.

This is a method rather than a property so that derived classes (like Exec) can choose to expose a public WorkingDirectory property, and it would be confusing to have two properties.

.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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