ProjectCollection.LoadProject Method (XmlReader, String)


Evaluates a project from the source code read from the given XML reader. The source code is evaluated with the global properties of this project collection and the given tools version.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

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

public Project LoadProject(
	XmlReader xmlReader,
	string toolsVersion


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

Xml reader to read project source code from.

Type: System.String

The tools version to use. May be null.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Evaluation.Project

Returns the new project.

The project is added to this project collection when either this project or the given project root is given the full path to a project file.

In the MSBuild versions that were delivered with .Net 4.5 and Visual Studio 12.0, you must call UnloadProject before the ProjectCollection goes out of scope.

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