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ITaskItem.CopyMetadataTo Method

Copies the custom metadata entries to another item.

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

void CopyMetadataTo(
	ITaskItem destinationItem


Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITaskItem
The item to copy the metadata entries to.

Follow the guidelines below when implementing this method.

  • Do not overwrite the ItemSpec property.

  • Do not overwrite existing metadata entries.

  • Do not copy metadata entries that do not make sense on the destination item.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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