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VCMidlTool.GenerateTypeLibrary Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not to generate a type library.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)
bool GenerateTypeLibrary { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to generate a type library; otherwise, false.

GenerateTypeLibrary exposes the functionality of the /notlb MIDL option.

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 GenerateTypeLibrary property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

[Visual Basic]

' 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 VCMidlTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCMIDLTool")
        tool.GenerateTypeLibrary = True
    End Sub
End Module
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