AssignTargetPath Task

 

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This task accepts a list files and adds <TargetPath> attributes if they are not already specified.

The following table describes the parameters of the AssignTargetPath task.

ParameterDescription
RootFolderOptional string input parameter.

Contains the path to the folder that contains the target links.
FilesOptional ITaskItem[] input parameter.

Contains the incoming list of files.
AssignedFilesOptional

 ITaskItem [] output parameter.

Contains the resulting list of files.

In addition to the parameters listed above, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

The following example executes the AssignTargetPath task to configure a project.

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">  
    <Target Name="MyProject">  
        <AssignTargetPath  
RootFolder="Resources"  
            Files="@(ResourceFiles)"  
            <Output TaskParameter="AssignedFiles"  
                ItemName="OutAssignedFiles"/>  
        </AssignTargetPath>  
    </Target>  
</Project>  

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