Creating a Console Application


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The easiest way to create a Win32 console application is to use the Win32 Application Wizard.

To create a Win32 console application

  1. Follow the instructions in the help topic Creating a Project with a Visual C++ Application Wizard.

  2. In the New Project dialog box, select Win32 Console Project in the Templates pane to open the wizard.

  3. Define your application settings using the Win32 Application Wizard.

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    Skip this step to keep the wizard default settings.

  4. Click Finish to close the wizard, and your newly created project opens in Solution Explorer.

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