VCMidlTool.EnableErrorChecks Property

Gets or sets checks error-checking option. If you select Custom, only selected error-checking options occur during compilation.

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


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

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.midlErrorCheckOption
A midlErrorCheckOption enumeration.


EnableErrorChecks exposes the functionality of the /error MIDL option.

Use the midlErrorCheckOption enumeration to change the value of 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 EnableErrorChecks property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

[Visual Basic]

' 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 VCMidlTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCMIDLTool")
        tool.EnableErrorChecks = midlErrorCheckOption.midlEnableAll
    End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCMidlTool Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace