/IGNOREIDL (Don't Process Attributes into MIDL)


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The /IGNOREIDL option specifies that any IDL attributes 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.

  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

Setting Linker Options
Linker Options
/IDLOUT (Name MIDL Output Files)
/TLBOUT (Name .TLB File)
/MIDL (Specify MIDL Command Line Options)
Building an Attributed Program