ProjectInstance.AddItem Method (String, String, IEnumerable<KeyValuePair<String, String>>)


Adds an item with the given metadata to the project.

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Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Execution
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build (in Microsoft.Build.dll)

public ProjectItemInstance AddItem(
	string itemType,
	string evaluatedInclude,
	IEnumerable<KeyValuePair<stringstring>> metadata


Type: System.String

The item type of the item to be added.

Type: System.String

The evaluated Include attribute of the item.

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<KeyValuePair<StringString>>

The metadata of the item.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Execution.ProjectItemInstance

Return the new item.

We don't take a ProjectItemInstance to make sure we don't have one that's already in use by another ProjectInstance.

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