VCLinkerTool.ForceSymbolReferences Property

Gets or sets the linker or librarian to include a reference to this symbol.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Property ForceSymbolReferences As String
string ForceSymbolReferences { get; set; }
property String^ ForceSymbolReferences {
    String^ get ();
    void set (String^ value);
}
abstract ForceSymbolReferences : string with get, set
function get ForceSymbolReferences () : String 
function set ForceSymbolReferences (value : String)

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing a reference to a symbol.

Remarks

ForceSymbolReferences exposes the functionality of the linker's /INCLUDE (Force Symbol References) option or the librarian's Building an Import Library and Export File option.

Separate symbol names with a comma or semicolon.

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

Examples

The following example modifies the /INCLUDE librarian option in the integrated development environment (IDE):

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

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim mystring As String
        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("VCLibrarianTool")
        tool.ForceSymbolReferences = "symbol1,symbol2"
    End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also

Reference

VCLinkerTool Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace