VCMidlTool.AdditionalOptions Property

 

Gets or sets options to add to the end of the command line immediately before the file name(s). An example is if an option is not supported in the object model.

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

string AdditionalOptions { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

Options added to the end of the command line.

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 AdditionalOptions linker property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

[Visual Basic]

' 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 VCMidlTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCMidlTool")
        tool.AdditionalOptions = ""
        MsgBox(tool.AdditionalOptions)
        tool.AdditionalOptions = tool.AdditionalOptions + "test"
        MsgBox(tool.AdditionalOptions)
    End Sub
End Module
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