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How to: Create a C++ Project from Existing Code

You can port your existing code files into a Visual C++ project using the Create New Project From Existing Code Files wizard.

Porting your existing code files into a Visual C++ project enables you to use IDE features such as IntelliSense, Call Browser, and Property Manager.

To create a C++ project from existing code

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Project From Existing Code.

  2. On the first page of the Create New Project from Existing Code Files wizard, select Visual C++ in the What type of project would you like to create list.

  3. In subsequent pages of the wizard, specify settings for the new project that you want to create.

  4. Click Finish to generate the new project.

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