/MANIFESTFILE (Name Manifest File)


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## Remarks  
 /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](../Topic/-MANIFEST%20\(Create%20Side-by-Side%20Assembly%20Manifest\).md).  
### 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](../Topic/How%20to:%20Open%20Project%20Property%20Pages.md).  
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](assetId:///P:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.VCLinkerTool.ManifestFile?qualifyHint=False&autoUpgrade=True).  
## See Also  
 [Setting Linker Options](../Topic/Setting%20Linker%20Options.md)   
 [Linker Options](../Topic/Linker%20Options.md)