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VCLinkerTool.MergeSections Property 

Causes the linker to merge section from into section to; if section to does not exist, section from is renamed to.

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

property String^ MergeSections {
	String^ get ();
	void set ([InAttribute] String^ Merge);
/** @property */
String get_MergeSections ()

/** @property */
void set_MergeSections (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String Merge)

function get MergeSections () : String

function set MergeSections (Merge : String)

Property Value

Gets the to section.

MergeSections exposes the functionality of the /MERGE linker option.

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

The following example modifies the MergeSections 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.MergeSections = ".rdata=.text"
  End Sub
End Module