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VCConfiguration.DeleteExtensionsOnClean Property 

Gets or sets which files in the intermediate directory to delete on clean or rebuild.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in microsoft.visualstudio.vcprojectengine.dll)

string DeleteExtensionsOnClean { get; set; }
/** @property */
String get_DeleteExtensionsOnClean ()

/** @property */
void set_DeleteExtensionsOnClean (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ String ExtList)

function get DeleteExtensionsOnClean () : String

function set DeleteExtensionsOnClean (ExtList : String)

Property Value

The intermediate directory to delete on clean or rebuild.

Separate file extensions with a semicolon.

See Samples for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the VCConfiguration object's DeleteExtensionsOnClean 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 As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        Dim MyDbg As VCDebugSettings
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        cfg.DeleteExtensionsOnClean = "*.abc"
    End Sub
End Module
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