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EmbedManagedResourceFile Property
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VCLinkerTool.EmbedManagedResourceFile Property

Gets or sets the specified embedded .NET (or .NET Framework) resource file.

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

string EmbedManagedResourceFile { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the specified embedded .NET (or .NET Framework) resource file.

EmbedManagedResourceFile exposes the functionality of the /ASSEMBLYRESOURCE (Embed a Managed Resource) linker option.

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 EmbedManagedResourceFile 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 VCLinkerTool
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
    cfgs = prj.Configurations
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
    tool.EmbedManagedResourceFile = "c:\MyResource.rc"
    MsgBox("Embedded resource file: " & tool.EmbedManagedResourceFile)     
  End Sub
End Module

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