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/Zs (Syntax Check Only)


This option tells the compiler to check only the syntax of the source files on the command line. No output files are created. Error messages are written to standard output. The /Zs option provides a quick way to find and correct syntax errors before you compile and link a source file.

To set this compiler option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see Setting Visual C++ Project Properties.
  2. Click the C/C++ folder.
  3. Click the Command Line property page.
  4. Type the compiler option in the Additional Options box.

To set this compiler option programmatically

See AdditionalOptions.

See Also

Compiler Options | Setting Compiler Options