ProxyFileName Property

VCMidlTool.ProxyFileName Property

Gets or sets the name of the proxy file; default is idlfile_p.c.

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

string ProxyFileName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: String
The name of the proxy file.

ProxyFileName exposes the functionality of the /proxy 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 ProxyFileName 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.ProxyFileName = "myfile_p.c"
    End Sub
End Module

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