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VCLinkerTool.MidlCommandFile Property

Specifies a response file for MIDL commands to use.

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

string MidlCommandFile { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the name of the response file.

MidlCommandFile exposes the functionality of the /MIDL (Specify MIDL Command Line Options) linker option.

MidlCommandFile can also be used to specify the commands to place into a response file.

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 MidlCommandFile property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
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 VCLinkerTool
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
    cfgs = prj.Configurations
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
    tool.MidlCommandFile = "c:\a.rsp"
  End Sub
End Module

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