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ITaskItem.CloneCustomMetadata Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the collection of custom metadata.

Namespace: Microsoft.Build.Framework
Assembly: Microsoft.Build.Framework (in

IDictionary CloneCustomMetadata ()
IDictionary CloneCustomMetadata ()
function CloneCustomMetadata () : IDictionary

Return Value

The collection of custom metadata.

  • Does not include built-in metadata.

  • This method should return a clone of the metadata.

  • Writing to this dictionary should not be reflected in the underlying item.

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0