VCReference.Reference Property


Gets the reference associated with this configuration.

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

object Reference { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

An object representing the reference associated with this configuration.

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 sample displaya the path of each reference 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 Module3
    Sub Test()
        Dim proj As Project
        Dim vcproj As VCProject
        Dim ref As VCReference
        Dim vsref As VSLangProj.Reference
        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 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
                    vsref = Nothing
                    vsref = CType(ref.Reference, VSLangProj.Reference)
                    ' If we have the Visual Studio reference.
                    If Not vsref Is Nothing Then
                        MsgBox("The path for reference '" & vsref.Name  _
                          & "' is '" & vsref.Path & "'.")
                    End If
            End If
    End Sub
End Module
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