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VCLinkerTool.TargetMachine Property 

Gets or sets a value specifying the subsystem for the linker.

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

Property TargetMachine As machineTypeOption
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool
Dim value As machineTypeOption

value = instance.TargetMachine

instance.TargetMachine = value
/** @property */
machineTypeOption get_TargetMachine ()

/** @property */
void set_TargetMachine (/** @attribute InAttribute() */ machineTypeOption optSetting)

function get TargetMachine () : machineTypeOption

function set TargetMachine (optSetting : machineTypeOption)

Property Value

A machineTypeOption enumeration.

TargetMachine exposes the functionality of the /MACHINE linker option.

Use the machineTypeOption enumeration to change the value of this property.

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

The following example modifies the TargetMachine 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.TargetMachine = machineTypeOption.machineNotSet
  End Sub
End Module
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