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VCLinkerTool.MergedIDLBaseFileName Property 

Specifies the base name of the .idl file that contains the contents of the merged IDLSYM sections.

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

Property MergedIDLBaseFileName As String
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool
Dim value As String

value = instance.MergedIDLBaseFileName

instance.MergedIDLBaseFileName = value
/** @property */
String get_MergedIDLBaseFileName ()

/** @property */
void set_MergedIDLBaseFileName (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String IDLFile)

function get MergedIDLBaseFileName () : String

function set MergedIDLBaseFileName (IDLFile : String)

Property Value

A string representing the base name of the .idl file.

MergedIDLBaseFileName exposes the functionality of the /IDLOUT linker option.

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

The following example modifies the MergedIDLBaseFileName property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

[Visual Basic]

' 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.MergedIDLBaseFileName = "c:\a.IDL"
  End Sub
End Module