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/TLBID (Specify Resource ID for TypeLib)


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## Remarks  
 A user-specified value for a linker-created type library. It overrides the default resource ID of 1.  
## Remarks  
 When compiling a program that uses attributes, the linker will create a type library. The linker will assign a resource ID of 1 to the type library.  
 If this resource ID conflicts with one of your existing resources, you can specify another ID with /TLBID. The range of values that you can pass to `id` is 1 to 65535.  
### To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment  
1.  Open the project's **Property Pages** dialog box. For details, see [Setting Visual C++ Project Properties](../Topic/Working%20with%20Project%20Properties.md).  
2.  Click the **Linker** folder.  
3.  Click the **Embedded IDL** property page.  
4.  Modify the **TypeLib Resource ID** property.  
### To set this linker option programmatically  
1.  See [TypeLibraryResourceID](assetId:///P:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.VCLinkerTool.TypeLibraryResourceID?qualifyHint=False&autoUpgrade=True).  
## See Also  
 [Setting Linker Options](../Topic/Setting%20Linker%20Options.md)   
 [Linker Options](../Topic/Linker%20Options.md)