ProjectInstance.SetProperty Method (String, String)


Add a property with the specified name and value to the project. Overwrites any property with the same name already in the property collection.

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

public ProjectPropertyInstance SetProperty(
	string name,
	string evaluatedValue


Type: System.String

The name of the property to add.

Type: System.String

The evaluated value of the property to add.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Execution.ProjectPropertyInstance

Returns the new property.

We don't take a ProjectPropertyInstance to make sure we don't have one that's already in use by another ProjectPropertyInstance.

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