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VCProjectReference.ReferencedProject Property

Gets or sets the pointer to the project for the selected project reference.

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

Object ReferencedProject { get; }

Property Value

Type: Object
A pointer to the project for the selected project reference.

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

' Add a reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.
' This sample displays the name of every referenced project in a 
' Visual C++ project in the solution. Therefore, make sure you have a 
' Visual C++ project loaded before running this code.
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim proj As Project
        Dim vcproj As VCProject
        Dim ref As VCReference
        Dim projref As VCProjectReference
        Dim refproj As Project

        On Error Resume Next

        ' Loop each project in the solution.
        For Each proj In DTE.Solution.Projects
            vcproj = Nothing
            vcproj = CType(proj.Object, VCProject)
            ' If this project is a Visual C++ project
            If Not vcproj Is Nothing Then
                ' Loop the references for this Visual C++ project.
                For Each ref In vcproj.VCReferences
                    projref = Nothing
                    projref = CType(ref, VCProjectReference)
                    ' If this reference is a project reference.
                    If Not projref Is Nothing Then
                        refproj = Nothing
                        refproj = CType(projref.ReferencedProject, _
                        ' If there is a referenced project.
                        If Not refproj Is Nothing Then
                            MsgBox("Project named '" & refproj.Name & "' _
                              is referenced in project '" & vcproj.Name _
                              & "'.")
                        End If
                    End If
            End If
    End Sub
End Module