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VCLinkerTool.LargeAddressAware Property 

Gets or sets a value to enable handling addresses larger than 2 GB.

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

Property LargeAddressAware As addressAwarenessType
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool
Dim value As addressAwarenessType

value = instance.LargeAddressAware

instance.LargeAddressAware = value
/** @property */
addressAwarenessType get_LargeAddressAware ()

/** @property */
void set_LargeAddressAware (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ addressAwarenessType optSetting)

function get LargeAddressAware () : addressAwarenessType

function set LargeAddressAware (optSetting : addressAwarenessType)

Property Value

An addressAwarenessType enumeration.

LargeAddressAware exposes the functionality of the /LARGEADDRESSAWARE linker option.

Use the addressAwarenessType enumeration to set this property.

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

The following example modifies the LargeAddressAware 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.LargeAddressAware = addressAwarenessType.addrAwareNoLarge
  End Sub
End Module
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