UidManager Task


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The UidManager task checks, updates, or removes unique identifiers (UIDs), in order to localize all Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) elements that are included in the source XAML files.

IntermediateDirectoryOptional String parameter.

Specifies the directory that is used to back up the source XAML files that are specified by the MarkupFiles parameter.
MarkupFilesRequired ITaskItem[] parameter.

Specifies the source XAML files to include for UID checking, updating, or removing.
TaskRequired String parameter.

Specifies the UID management task that you want to perform. Valid options are Check, Update, or Remove.

The following example uses the UidManager task to check that the specified source XAML files contain XAML elements that have appropriate UIDs.

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">  
    AssemblyFile="C:\Program Files\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\v3.0\PresentationBuildTasks.dll" />  
  <Target Name="UidManagerTask">  
      IntermediateDirectory="c:\UidManagerIntermediateDirectory" />  

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