ParameterGroup element

Contains an optional list of parameters that will be present on the task that is generated by a UsingTask TaskFactory. For more information, see UsingTask element (MSBuild).

<Project> <UsingTask> <ParameterGroup>

Syntax

<ParameterGroup />

Attributes and elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child elements

Element Description
Parameter Contains information about a specific parameter for a task that is generated by a UsingTask TaskFactory. The name of the element is the name of the parameter.

Parent elements

Element Description
UsingTask Provides a way to register tasks in MSBuild. There may be zero or more UsingTask elements in a project.

Example

The following example shows how to use the ParameterGroup element.

<UsingTask TaskName="MyTask" AssemblyName="My.Assembly" TaskFactory="MyTaskFactory">
       <ParameterGroup>
              <Parameter1 ParameterType="System.String" Required="False" Output="False"/>
              <Parameter2 ParameterType="System.Int" Required="True" Output="False"/>
             ...
</ParameterGroup>
       <TaskBody Evaluate="true">
      ... Task factory-specific data ...
       </TaskBody>
</UsingTask>

See also