RemoveMetadata Method

ProjectItem.RemoveMetadata Method (String)


Removes any metadata with the given name.

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

public bool RemoveMetadata(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the metadata to remove.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

Returns true if metadata with the given name exists before removal; false otherwise.

Throws InvalidArgumentException if the metadata name refers to built-in metadata, like "FullPath".

Throws InvalidOperationException if the metadata name refers to metadata that originates from an item definition.

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