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VCCLCompilerTool.PrecompiledHeaderFile Property 

Gets or sets the path and/or name of the generated precompiled header file. PrecompiledHeaderFile exposes the functionality of the compiler's /Fp option.

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

string PrecompiledHeaderFile { get; set; }
/** @property */
String get_PrecompiledHeaderFile ()

/** @property */
void set_PrecompiledHeaderFile (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String PCH)

function get PrecompiledHeaderFile () : String

function set PrecompiledHeaderFile (PCH : String)

Property Value

The path and/or name of the generated precompiled header file.

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

The following example modifies the PrecompiledHeaderFile 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.PrecompiledHeaderFile = "MyFile.h"
    End Sub
End Module
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