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Toolset Class

Represents a Toolset in MSBuild. For more information about Toolsets, see Standard and Custom Toolset Configurations.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Engine (in Microsoft.Build.Engine.dll)

public class Toolset

A Toolset object has a corresponding ToolsVersion value that represents the value of the ToolsVersion attribute on the Project Element (MSBuild) as well as a ToolsPath value that indicates where the Toolset is located.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5