VCMidlTool.HeaderFileName Property

 

Gets or sets the name of the generated header file; default is idlfile.h.

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

string HeaderFileName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the generated header file.

HeaderFileName exposes the functionality of the /h MIDL 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 HeaderFileName 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.HeaderFileName = "c:\somename.h"
    End Sub
End Module
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