/MANIFESTFILE (Name Manifest File)


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/MANIFESTFILE lets you change the default name of the manifest file. The default name of the manifest file is the file name with .manifest appended.

/MANIFESTFILE will have no effect if you do not also link with /MANIFEST.

To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see How to: Open Project Property Pages.

  2. Expand the Configuration Properties node.

  3. Expand the Linker node.

  4. Select the Manifest File property page.

  5. Modify the Manifest File property.

To set this linker option programmatically

  1. See ManifestFile.

Setting Linker Options
Linker Options