SetMetadataValue Method
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ProjectItemDefinition.SetMetadataValue Method (String, String)


Sets the value of the given metadata in the item definition.

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

public ProjectMetadata SetMetadataValue(
	string name,
	string unevaluatedValue


Type: System.String

The name of the metadata to set.

Type: System.String

The new unevaluated value of the metadata.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Evaluation.ProjectMetadata

Returns the metadata with the given name.

The unevaluated value is assumed to contain character escape sequences as needed.

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