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VCProjectConfigurationProperties.OutputDirectory Property

Specifies the directory in which to place output. By default, it uses the project directory.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject.dll)

string OutputDirectory { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The output directory. Uses the project directory by default.

Wizards set this property. Do not use the project directory for the project outputs.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information on how to compile and run this sample.

[Visual Basic]

The following example code modifies the VCConfiguration object's OutputDirectory property in the development environment:

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj As VCProject
        Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        cfg.OutputDirectory = "\test"
    End Sub
End Module