Project.SetImportedProperty Method (String, String, String, Project, PropertyPosition, Boolean)

 

Sets the value of a property in the specified imported project.

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

public void SetImportedProperty(
	string propertyName,
	string propertyValue,
	string condition,
	Project importedProject,
	PropertyPosition position,
	bool treatPropertyValueAsLiteral
)

Parameters

propertyName
Type: System.String

The name of the property to change.

propertyValue
Type: System.String

The value to assign the property.

condition
Type: System.String

The condition to use on the property. Corresponds to the Condition attribute of the Property element.

importedProject
Type: Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.Project

The Project that contains the specified property.

position
Type: Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.PropertyPosition

A PropertyPosition value indicating the location to insert the property.

treatPropertyValueAsLiteral
Type: System.Boolean

true to treat the propertyValue parameter as a literal value; otherwise, false.

Sets the value of a property and optionally escapes it so that it will be treated as a literal value despite any special characters it may contain.

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