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VCLinkerTool.AdditionalLibraryDirectories Property

Gets or sets one or more additional paths (configuration specific) to search for libraries.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)

string AdditionalLibraryDirectories { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the path name.

AdditionalLibraryDirectories exposes the functionality of the linker's /LIBPATH (Additional Libpath) option and the librarian's Managing a Library option.

An example of a valid path name is "c:\additionaldirs." Use semicolons to delimit a list of more than one path.

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

The following example modifies the linker's AdditionalLibraryDirectories property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' Macro code.
' Before running, load a Visual C++ project and add a reference to 
' Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports EnvDTE80
Imports System.Diagnostics
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 VCLinkerTool

        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
        MsgBox("Additional Lib Directory: " & _
        tool.AdditionalLibraryDirectories)
        tool.AdditionalLibraryDirectories = "c:\temp"
        MsgBox("Additional Lib Directory: " & _
        tool.AdditionalLibraryDirectories)
    End Sub
End Module

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