How to: Create CLR Console Applications

To create a console application, use the Console Application template, which is available in the New Project dialog box.

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To create a common language runtime (CLR) console application

  1. On the menu bar, choose File, New, Project.

    The New Project dialog box appears.

  2. Under Installed Templates, select the Visual C++ node, and then select the CLR node. Select the CLR Console Application icon.

  3. In the Name box, enter a unique name for your application.

    You can specify other project and solution settings, but they are not required.

  4. Choose the OK button.

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