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ExcludedFromBuild Property

VCPreLinkEventTool.ExcludedFromBuild Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether this item is excluded from the build.

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

bool ExcludedFromBuild { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this item is excluded from the build; otherwise, false.

See the General Property Page (File) for information about accessing ExcludedFromBuild for a file from the integrated development environment (IDE).

See Specifying Build Events for information about accessing ExcludedFromBuild for a build event from the IDE.

ExcludedFromBuild specifies whether or not deployment occurs when the project is built. Set to true to disable deployment or set to false to enable deployment.

The following example modifies the VCPreLinkEventTool object's ExcludedFromBuild property in the 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 VCPostBuildEventTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCPreLinkEventTool")
        tool.ExcludedFromBuild = False
    End Sub
End Module

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