ITaskItem.CloneCustomMetadata Method

Gets the collection of custom metadata.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Framework
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Framework (in Microsoft.Build.Framework.dll)

IDictionary CloneCustomMetadata()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IDictionary
The collection of custom metadata.

  • Does not include built-in metadata.

  • This method should return a clone of the metadata.

  • Writing to this dictionary should not be reflected in the underlying item.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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