CompileOnly Property
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VCCLCompilerTool.CompileOnly Property 

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to compile without linking.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in microsoft.visualstudio.vcprojectengine.dll)

bool CompileOnly { get; set; }
/** @property */
boolean get_CompileOnly ()

/** @property */
void set_CompileOnly (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ boolean CompileOnly)

function get CompileOnly () : boolean

function set CompileOnly (CompileOnly : boolean)

Property Value

true to compile without linking; otherwise, false.

See Examples for Project Model Extensibility for information on how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the CompileOnly property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' 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 VCCLCompilerTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCCLCompilerTool")
        tool.CompileOnly = False
    End Sub
End Module
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