VCLinkerTool.GenerateMapFile Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether a map file is generated during linking.

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


Property GenerateMapFile As Boolean
bool GenerateMapFile { get; set; }
property bool GenerateMapFile {
    bool get ();
    void set (bool value);
abstract GenerateMapFile : bool with get, set
function get GenerateMapFile () : boolean 
function set GenerateMapFile (value : boolean)

Property Value

Type: Boolean
true if a map file is generated; otherwise, false.


GenerateMapFile exposes the functionality of the /MAP (Generate Mapfile) linker option.

MapFileName generates a mapfile and lets you specify the mapfile name.

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 GenerateMapFile 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.GenerateMapFile = True
  End Sub
End Module

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See Also


VCLinkerTool Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace