ProjectItem.GetMetadata Method (String)

 

Gets the evaluated value of the given metadata for this item.

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

public ProjectMetadata GetMetadata(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the metadata whose value is retrieved.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Evaluation.ProjectMetadata

Gets the evaluated value of the given metadata for this item. Returns null if no metadata exists with the given name.

May include metadata from an item definition. Does not include built-in metadata, such as "FullPath".

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