GenerateApplicationManifest.FileAssociations Property

 

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

Gets or sets a list of one or more file type that are associated with the ClickOnce deployment manifest. File associations only valid only when .NET Framework 3.5 or later is targeted.

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

public ITaskItem[] FileAssociations { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITaskItem[]

A list of file types that are associated with the generated manifest.

File types can be custom. The following is an example of a <fileAssociation> Element (ClickOnce Application):

<FileAssociation Include=".nyt">
    <ProgId>NewYorkTimes.Document</ProgId>
    <DefaultIcon>nyt.ico</DefaultIcon>
    <Description>New York Times Reader document</Description>
</FileAssociation>
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