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BuildNumber Property

VCReference.BuildNumber Property

The build number of the referenced assembly.

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

int BuildNumber { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
An int value representing the build number of the referenced assembly.

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

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

Public Module Module2
    Sub Test()
        Dim proj As Project
        Dim vcproj As VCProject
        Dim ref As VCReference

        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 is a Visual C++ project.
            If Not vcproj Is Nothing Then
                ' Loop each reference in the Visual C++ project.
                For Each ref In vcproj.VCReferences
                    MsgBox("The build number for the file referenced by  _
                      '" & ref.Name & "' is '" & ref.BuildNumber & "'.")
                Next
            End If
        Next
    End Sub
End Module

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