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Configuration.IsRunable Property

Returns whether the project or project item configuration can be run.

Namespace:  EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

bool IsRunable { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value indicating true if a project or project item can be run, false if not.

If it can be run, then you can specify it in the SolutionBuild object's StartupProjects property if it is a project.

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte, AddIn addin)
{   // Make sure you have a solution loaded into Visual Studio
    // before running the following example.
    try
    {
        Project prj;
        Configuration config;
        if (dte.Solution.Projects.Count > 0)
        {
            prj = dte.Solution.Projects.Item(1);
            config = prj.ConfigurationManager.ActiveConfiguration;
            // Determine and show whether the active configuration can be run.
            MessageBox.Show(config.IsRunable.ToString());
        }
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}

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