VCLinkerTool.ImportLibrary Property

Gets or sets a value specifying which import libraries to generate.

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


Property ImportLibrary As String
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.ImportLibrary

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

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the names of the import libraries to generate.


ImportLibrary exposes the functionality of the /IMPLIB (Name Import Library) linker option.

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


The following example modifies the ImportLibrary 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.ImportLibrary = "testing.lib"
    End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCLinkerTool Interface

VCLinkerTool Members

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace

Other Resources


/IMPLIB (Name Import Library)