VCCustomBuildTool.ToolKind Property

Gets the name of the kind of tool this is.

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


ReadOnly Property ToolKind As String
Dim instance As VCCustomBuildTool 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.ToolKind
string ToolKind { get; }
property String^ ToolKind {
    String^ get ();
function get ToolKind () : String

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the name of the kind of tool.


See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information on how to compile and run this example.


' Add a reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine and have a 
' Visual C++ project loaded before running this example.
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 VCALinkTool
      Dim msg As String
      prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
      cfgs = prj.Configurations
      cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
      tool = cfg.Tools("VCAlinkTool")
      msg += "Tool kind: " & tool.ToolKind & vbCr
      msg += "Tool name: " & tool.ToolName & vbCr
      msg += "Tool path: " & tool.ToolPath
   End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCCustomBuildTool Interface

VCCustomBuildTool Members

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace