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ProjectExtensions Element (MSBuild)

Allows MSBuild project files to contain non-MSBuild information. Anything inside of a ProjectExtensions element will be ignored by MSBuild.

<Project>
   <ProjectExtensions>
<ProjectExtensions>
    Non-MSBuild information to include in file.
</ProjectExtensions>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None

Child Elements

None

Parent Elements

Element

Description

Project

Required root element of an MSBuild project file.

Only one ProjectExtensions element may be used in an MSBuild project.

The following code example shows information from the integrated development environment being stored in a ProjectExtensions element.

<ProjectExtensions>
    <VSIDE>
        <External>
            <!--
            Raw XML passed to the IDE by an external source
            -->
        </External>
    </VSIDE>
</ProjectExtensions>
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