VCLinkerTool.LargeAddressAware Property

Gets or sets a value to enable handling addresses larger than 2 GB.

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


Property LargeAddressAware As addressAwarenessType
addressAwarenessType LargeAddressAware { get; set; }
property addressAwarenessType LargeAddressAware {
    addressAwarenessType get ();
    void set (addressAwarenessType value);
abstract LargeAddressAware : addressAwarenessType with get, set
function get LargeAddressAware () : addressAwarenessType 
function set LargeAddressAware (value : addressAwarenessType)

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.addressAwarenessType
An addressAwarenessType enumeration.


LargeAddressAware exposes the functionality of the /LARGEADDRESSAWARE (Handle Large Addresses) linker option.

Use the addressAwarenessType enumeration to set this property.

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 LargeAddressAware 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.LargeAddressAware = addressAwarenessType.addrAwareNoLarge
  End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCLinkerTool Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace

Other Resources


/LARGEADDRESSAWARE (Handle Large Addresses)