HostObject Property

Task.HostObject Property


Gets or sets the host object associated with the task.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core.dll)

public ITaskHost HostObject { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITaskHost

The host object associated with the task. This value can be null.

If the host IDE has associated a host object with this particular task, then the build engine sets this property.

The host object is provided by HostServices. Visual Studio determines the host object via a system registry key. For more information, see IVsMSBuildHostObject.

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