VCProject.AddProjectReference Method (Object)

 

Adds a project reference to the project.

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

object AddProjectReference(
	object proj
)

Parameters

proj
Type: System.Object

The project reference to add.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An object representing the project reference.

You can reference only loaded projects.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

AddProjectReference adds a second project as a reference to the first project, if possible.

' Add a reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine and have 
' two Visual C++ projects loaded before running this example.
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj1, prj2 As VCProject
        prj1 = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        prj2 = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(2).Object
        ' Adds project 2 as a reference to project 1.
        If prj1.CanAddProjectReference(prj2) Then
            prj1.AddProjectReference(prj2)
        End If
    End Sub
End Module
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