Engine.BuildProjectFile Method (String, String)


Loads the specified project file and builds the specified target of the project.

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Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Engine (in Microsoft.Build.Engine.dll)

public bool BuildProjectFile(
	string projectFile,
	string targetName


Type: System.String

The project file to load and build.

Type: System.String

The Name attribute of the Target element to build.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the build was successful; otherwise, false.

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