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Causes the compiler to produce verbose status and error messages.

/verbose[+ | -]


+ | -
Specifying /verbose is the same as specifying /verbose+, which causes the compiler to emit verbose messages. The default for this option is /verbose-.


/verbose displays information about the total number of errors issued by the compiler, reports which assemblies are being loaded by a module, and displays which files are currently being compiled.

Note   The /verbose option is not available from within the Visual Studio development environment; it is available only when compiling from the command line. It cannot be changed programmatically.


The following code compiles in.vb and directs the compiler to display verbose status information:

vbc /verbose in.vb

See Also

Visual Basic Compiler Options | Sample Compilation Command Lines