ProjectUsingTaskElement Class

Represents a UsingTask Element (MSBuild) in an MSBuild project. The UsingTask element is used both for inline tasks and precompiled tasks.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Construction
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build (in Microsoft.Build.dll)

[DebuggerDisplayAttribute("TaskName={TaskName} AssemblyName={AssemblyName} AssemblyFile={AssemblyFile} Condition={Condition} Runtime={Runtime} Architecture={Architecture}")]
public class ProjectUsingTaskElement : ProjectElementContainer

The ProjectUsingTaskElement type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyAllChildrenGets a recursive depth-first enumerator over all child elements. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyAllParentsAll parent elements of this element, going up to the ProjectRootElement. None if this is a ProjectRootElement. None if this has not been attached to a parent yet. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyArchitectureGets or sets the Architecture attribute of this inline task.
Public propertyArchitectureLocationLocation of the Architecture attribute on this element, if any.
Public propertyAssemblyFileGets the value of the AssemblyFile attribute, which selects the name of the assembly to load.
Public propertyAssemblyFileLocationLocation of the AssemblyFile attribute on this element, if any.
Public propertyAssemblyNameGets and sets the value of the AssemblyName attribute.
Public propertyAssemblyNameLocationLocation of the AssemblyName attribute on this element, if any.
Public propertyChildrenGets all child elements. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyChildrenReversedGets all child elements, starting from the last child. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyConditionGets or sets the Condition value. It will return empty string IFF a condition attribute is legal but it’s not present or has no value. It will return null IFF a Condition attribute is illegal on that element. Removes the attribute if the value to set is empty. It is possible for derived classes to throw an InvalidOperationException if setting the condition is not applicable for those elements. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyConditionLocationLocation of the "Condition" attribute on this element, if any. If there is no such attribute, returns null. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyContainingProjectProjectRootElement (possibly imported) that contains this Xml. Cannot be null. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyCountGets the number of child elements. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyFirstChildGets the first child element. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyLabelGets or sets the Label value. Returns empty string if it is not present. Removes the attribute if the value to set is empty. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyLabelLocationLocation of the "Label" attribute on this element, if any. If there is no such attribute, returns null; (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyLastChildGets the last child element. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public propertyLocationLocation of the corresponding Xml element. May not be correct if file is not saved, or file has been edited since it was last saved. In the case of an unsaved edit, the location only contains the path to the file that the element originates from. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyNextSiblingNext sibling element. May be null. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyParameterGroupGets any ParameterGroup element for this inline task.
Public propertyParentNull if this is a ProjectRootElement. Null if this has not been attached to a parent yet. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyPreviousSiblingPrevious sibling element. May be null. (Inherited from ProjectElement.)
Public propertyRuntimeGets or sets the Runtime attribute of this inline task.
Public propertyRuntimeLocationLocation of the Runtime attribute on this element, if any.
Public propertyTaskBodyGets the inner XML content of this inline task.
Public propertyTaskFactoryGets and sets the value of the TaskFactory attribute of this inline task.
Public propertyTaskFactoryLocationLocation of the TaskFactory attribute on this element, if any.
Public propertyTaskNameGets and sets the value of the TaskName attribute.
Public propertyTaskNameLocationLocation of the TaskName attribute on this element, if any.
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  NameDescription
Public methodAddParameterGroupAdds a new ParameterGroup element to this inline task.
Public methodAddUsingTaskBodyAdds a new TaskBody element to this inline task.
Public methodAppendChildAppends the child element as the last child of this project container. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodInsertAfterChildInserts the child element after the reference element. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public methodInsertBeforeChildInserts the child element before the reference element. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodPrependChildPrepends the child element as the first child of this project container. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public methodRemoveAllChildrenRemoves all the children, if any, from this project container. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public methodRemoveChildRemoves a child element from this project container. (Inherited from ProjectElementContainer.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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