VCCLCompilerTool.GeneratePreprocessedFile Property 

Gets or set the preprocessing option for this configuration. GeneratePreprocessedFile exposes the functionality of the compiler's /EP and /P options.

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

Property GeneratePreprocessedFile As preprocessOption
Dim instance As VCCLCompilerTool
Dim value As preprocessOption

value = instance.GeneratePreprocessedFile

instance.GeneratePreprocessedFile = value
/** @property */
preprocessOption get_GeneratePreprocessedFile ()

/** @property */
void set_GeneratePreprocessedFile (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ preprocessOption optSetting)

function get GeneratePreprocessedFile () : preprocessOption

function set GeneratePreprocessedFile (optSetting : preprocessOption)

Property Value

A preprocessOption enumeration.

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

The following example modifies the GeneratePreprocessedFile 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.GeneratePreprocessedFile = preprocessOption.preprocessYes
    End Sub
End Module