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ITaskItem.SetMetadata Method

Adds or changes a custom metadata entry to the item.

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

void SetMetadata (
	string metadataName,
	string metadataValue
void SetMetadata (
	String metadataName, 
	String metadataValue
function SetMetadata (
	metadataName : String, 
	metadataValue : String
Not applicable.



The name of the metadata entry.


The value of the metadata entry.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0