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VCALinkTool.ToolKind Property

Gets the name of the kind of tool.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)
string ToolKind { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the kind of tool.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this sample.

[Visual Basic]

' Add a reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine and have a 
' Visual C++ project loaded before running this example.
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 VCALinkTool
      Dim msg As String
      prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
      cfgs = prj.Configurations
      cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
      tool = cfg.Tools("VCAlinkTool")
      msg += "Tool kind: " & tool.ToolKind & vbCr
      msg += "Tool name: " & tool.ToolName & vbCr
      msg += "Tool path: " & tool.ToolPath
      MsgBox(msg)
   End Sub
End Module
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