VCProjectEngine.CreateProject Method

Creates a new project.

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


Function CreateProject ( _
    projectName As String _
) As Object
Object CreateProject(
    string projectName
Object^ CreateProject(
    [InAttribute] String^ projectName
abstract CreateProject : 
        projectName:string -> Object
function CreateProject(
    projectName : String
) : Object


  • projectName
    Type: System.String

    Required. The name of the project (.vcxproj) file.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A VCProject object.


CreateProject cannot be called from script. It must be called from an application that created a new instance of the project engine.

' compile with vbc /r:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll
Option Strict Off
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Module Module1
Sub Main()
Dim Engine As VCProjectEngine
Dim myproj As VCProject
Engine = New VCProjectEngineObject()
myproj = Engine.CreateProject("xxxj")
myproj.ProjectFile("c:\Documents and Settings\test\xxx.vcxproj");
End Sub    
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCProjectEngine Interface

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace