ImportLibrary Property
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VCLinkerTool.ImportLibrary Property


Gets or sets a value specifying which import libraries to generate.

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

abstract ImportLibrary : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string representing the names of the import libraries to generate.

ImportLibrary exposes the functionality of the /IMPLIB (Name Import Library) linker option.

The following example modifies the ImportLibrary 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.ImportLibrary = "testing.lib"
    End Sub
End Module
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