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VCLinkerTool.SuppressStartupBanner Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to suppress the display of the startup banner and information messages.

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

bool SuppressStartupBanner { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the banner is suppressed during startup; otherwise, false.

SuppressStartupBanner exposes the functionality of the linker's /NOLOGO (Suppress Startup Banner) (Linker) option, the librarian's Running LIB option, the compiler's /nologo (Suppress Startup Banner) (C/C++) option, the BSCMake tool's /NOLOGO option, the MIDL compiler's MIDL Property Pages: General option, and the/nologo option of the VCWebServiceProxyGeneratorTool object.

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 linker's SuppressStartupBanner 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.SuppressStartupBanner = False
    End Sub
End Module

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