Target Designer Guide

Target Designer is used to create and modify a configuration and build it into a run-time image. With Target Designer you can add components and resources to a configuration, modify various properties of the components and resources that you add, modify properties of the configuration itself, check component dependencies to ensure that necessary components are included in the configuration, estimate the footprint of a run-time image before building it, and more.

In This Section

Configurations in Target Designer
Describes how to create a configuration and how to view, add, or modify its resources, settings, and properties.
Components in Target Designer
Describes how to use Target Designer to find components in the database, add components to a configuration, and work with them once they are added.
Build Process
Describes how to use Target Designer to build a configuration into a run-time image.
Administrative Tasks
Describes how to control the components and information that are displayed in Target Designer and how they are displayed, as well as how to maintain a task list and undo certain actions.
Troubleshooting Target Designer
Provides links to topics that help you resolve problems related to Target Designer.

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Windows Embedded Studio
Describes the Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded development tools and how they work together in the development process.
Development Process
Describes the order and phases in the overall development process for creating a run-time image.
Identify Target Device Hardware
Describes how to use Target Analyzer to identify the hardware you will use in your target system, and how to add the appropriate drivers to your configuration.