VCLinkerTool.OptimizeReferences VCLinkerTool.OptimizeReferences VCLinkerTool.OptimizeReferences Property


Enables elimination of functions or data that are never referenced.

[get: System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(80)]
[set: System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispId(80)]
public Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.optRefType OptimizeReferences { get; set; }
member this.OptimizeReferences : Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.optRefType with get, set
Public Property OptimizeReferences As optRefType
Property Value


The following example modifies the OptimizeReferences property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine  
Imports EnvDTE  
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine  

Public Module Module1  
  Sub Test()  
    Dim prj As VCProject  
    Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection  
    Dim cfg As VCConfiguration  
    Dim tool As VCLinkerTool  
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object  
    cfgs = prj.Configurations  
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)  
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")  
    tool.OptimizeReferences = optRefType.optReferences  
  End Sub  
End Module  


OptimizeReferences exposes the functionality of the /OPT (Optimizations) linker option.

Use the optRefType enumeration to change the value of this property.

Applies to