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Input and Output, Manifest Tool, Configuration Properties, <Projectname> Property Pages Dialog Box 

Use this dialog box to specify input and output options for Mt.exe.

To access this property page dialog box, open the property pages for your project or your property sheet. Expand the Manifest Tool node under Configuration Properties, and then select Input and Output.

Additional Manifest Files

Uses the /manifest option to specify the full paths of additional manifest files that the manifest tool will process or merge. Full paths are delimited by a semicolon.

Input Resource Manifests

Uses the /inputresource option to specify the full path of a resource of type RT_MANIFEST, to input into the manifest tool. The path can be followed by the specified resource ID. For example:

dll_with_manifest.dll;#1

The resource ID is optional and defaults to CREATEPROCESS_MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID in winuser.h.

Embed Manifest

Yes specifies that the project system will embed the application manifest file into the assembly.

No specifies that the project system will create the application manifest file as a stand-alone file.

Output Manifest File

Specifies the name of the output manifest file. This property is optional when only one manifest file is operated upon by the manifest tool.

Output Resource Manifest

Uses the /outputresource option to specify the file name of a resource of type RT_MANIFEST as the output of the manifest tool. The file name can be followed by the specified resource ID. For example:

dll_with_merged_manifest.dll;#3

The resource ID is optional and defaults to CREATEPROCESS_MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID in winuser.h.

Generate Catalog Files

Uses the /makecdfs option to specify that the manifest tool will generate catalog definition files (.cdf files), which are used to make catalogs.

Dependency Information File

Specifies the dependency information file that Visual Studio uses to track build dependency information for the manifest tool.

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