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ReferenceDirectories Property

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Sets or returns the path to use when searching for files brought in with the #using directive while building a Visual C++ .NET project. Corresponds to the environment variable LIBPATH.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property ReferenceDirectories() As String
[Visual Basic 6]
Property Get ReferenceDirectories() As String
Property Let ReferenceDirectories( _
   ByVal NewValue As String _
) 
[C++]
HRESULT __stdcall get_ReferenceDirectories(
   /* [out, retval] */ BSTR* retVal
);
HRESULT __stdcall put_ReferenceDirectories(
   /* [in] */ BSTR NewValue
);
[C#]
public string ReferenceDirectories {get; set;}
[JScript .NET]
public function get ReferenceDirectories() : String
public function set ReferenceDirectories(
   NewValue : String
)

Parameters

NewValue
A string representing the path to use when searching for files brought in with the #using directive.

Return Value

The path to use when searching for files brought in with the #using directive.

Example

The following sample code modifies the ReferenceDirectories property in the development environment:

' 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 p As VCPlatform
        Dim x As String
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        p = prj.Platforms(1)
        x = p.ReferenceDirectories
        p.ReferenceDirectories = x + ";something"
        MsgBox(p.ReferenceDirectories)
    End Sub
End Module

See Samples for Project Model Extensibility for information on how to compile and run this sample.

See Also

Applies To: VCPlatform Object

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