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Building on the Command Line
Visual C++ provides command-line tools for programmers who prefer to build their applications from the command prompt. If you want to use the command line to build a project created in Visual C++, you can use one of the following:
When you build from the command line, you can get help on warnings, errors, and messages by starting the development environment and clicking either Index or Search on the Help menu.
In This Section
- Setting the Path and Environment Variables for Command-Line Builds
Describes using VCVARS32.BAT to set the path and environment variables.
- NMAKE Reference
Provides links to topics discussing the Microsoft Program Maintenance Utility (NMAKE.EXE).
- VCBUILD Reference
Provides links to topics discussing VCBUILD.EXE.