ProjectInstance.EvaluateCondition Method (String)


Evaluates the provided string as a condition by expanding items and properties, using the current items and properties available, then doing a logical evaluation.

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

public bool EvaluateCondition(
	string condition


Type: System.String

The string to be expanded.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

Returns true if the string evaluates to true; false otherwise.

This is useful for the immediate window.

Does not expand bare metadata expressions.

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