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VCCLCompilerTool.ForcedUsingFiles Property 

Forces the use of a file name as if it had been passed to the #using directive. ForcedUsingFiles exposes the functionality of the compiler's /FU option.

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

'Declaration
Property ForcedUsingFiles As String
'Usage
Dim instance As VCCLCompilerTool
Dim value As String

value = instance.ForcedUsingFiles

instance.ForcedUsingFiles = value
/** @property */
String get_ForcedUsingFiles ()

/** @property */
void set_ForcedUsingFiles (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String Name)

function get ForcedUsingFiles () : String

function set ForcedUsingFiles (Name : String)

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

The following example modifies the ForcedUsingFiles 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.ForcedIncludeFiles = "myfile.dll"
        MsgBox(tool.ForcedIncludeFiles)
    End Sub
End Module
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