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VCProjectConfigurationProperties.CharacterSet Property 

Tells the compiler to use the specified character set.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject (in microsoft.visualstudio.vcproject.dll)

charSet CharacterSet { get; set; }
/** @property */
charSet get_CharacterSet ()

/** @property */
void set_CharacterSet (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ charSet optSetting)

function get CharacterSet () : charSet

function set CharacterSet (optSetting : charSet)

Property Value

A charSet enumeration.

Use the charSet enumeration to change the value of this property.

See Samples for Project Model Extensibility for information on how to compile and run this sample.

[Visual Basic]

The following example code modifies the VCConfiguration object's CharacterSet property in the development environment:

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj As VCProject
        Dim cfgs As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        cfg.CharacterSet = charSet.charSetUnicode
    End Sub
End Module
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