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VCCLCompilerTool::TreatWChar_tAsBuiltInType Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to treat wchar_t as a built-in type. TreatWChar_tAsBuiltInType exposes the functionality of the compiler's /Zc:wchar_t (wchar_t Is Native Type) option.

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

property bool TreatWChar_tAsBuiltInType {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if wchar_t is treated as a built-in type; otherwise, false.

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

The following example modifies the TreatWChar_tAsBuiltInType property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' 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
        Dim tool As VCCLCompilerTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCCLCompilerTool")
        tool.TreatWChar_tAsBuiltInType = False
    End Sub
End Module

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