/IGNOREIDL (Don't Process Attributes into MIDL)


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## Remarks  
 The /IGNOREIDL option specifies that any [IDL attributes](../Topic/IDL%20Attributes.md) in source code should not be processed into an .idl file.  
### 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 **Ignore Embedded IDL** property.  
### To set this linker option programmatically  
-   See [IgnoreEmbeddedIDL](assetId:///P:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.VCLinkerTool.IgnoreEmbeddedIDL?qualifyHint=False&autoUpgrade=True).  
## See Also  
 [Setting Linker Options](../Topic/Setting%20Linker%20Options.md)   
 [Linker Options](../Topic/Linker%20Options.md)   
 [/IDLOUT (Name MIDL Output Files)](../Topic/-IDLOUT%20\(Name%20MIDL%20Output%20Files\).md)   
 [/TLBOUT (Name .TLB File)](../Topic/-TLBOUT%20\(Name%20.TLB%20File\).md)   
 [/MIDL (Specify MIDL Command Line Options)](../Topic/-MIDL%20\(Specify%20MIDL%20Command%20Line%20Options\).md)   
 [Building an Attributed Program](../Topic/Building%20an%20Attributed%20Program.md)