ProjectItemDefinitionInstance.GetMetadata Method (String)

 

Get any metadata in this item definition with the given name.

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

[DebuggerStepThroughAttribute]
public ProjectMetadataInstance GetMetadata(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the metadata to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Execution.ProjectMetadataInstance

Returns any metadata in this item definition with the given name. Returns null if no metadata exists with this name.

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