AdditionalMetadata Property

CreateItem.AdditionalMetadata Property


This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Gets or sets additional metadata to attach to the output items.

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Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Core.dll)

public string[] AdditionalMetadata { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String[]

Additional metadata to attach to the output items.

Specify the metadata name and value for the item with the following syntax: MetadataName=MetadataValue. Multiple metadata name/value pairs should be separated with a semicolon. If either the name or the value contains a semicolon or any other special characters, they must be escaped. For more information, see How to: Escape Special Characters in MSBuild.

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