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VCLinkerTool.IgnoreEmbeddedIDL Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to ignore embedded .idlsym sections of object files.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)

'Declaration
Property IgnoreEmbeddedIDL As Boolean
'Usage
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool 
Dim value As Boolean 

value = instance.IgnoreEmbeddedIDL

instance.IgnoreEmbeddedIDL = value

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if it is to ignore embedded .idlsym sections of object files; otherwise, false.

IgnoreEmbeddedIDL exposes the functionality of the /IGNOREIDL (Don't Process Attributes into MIDL) linker option.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the IgnoreEmbeddedIDL 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 VCLinkerTool
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
    cfgs = prj.Configurations
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
    tool.IgnoreEmbeddedIDL = True
  End Sub
End Module

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