How to: Build Isolated Applications to Consume COM Components

 

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Isolated applications are applications that have manifests built into the program. You can create isolated applications to consume COM components.

To add COM references to manifests of isolated applications

  1. Open the project property pages for the isolated application.

  2. Expand the Configuration Properties node, and then expand the Manifest Tool node.

  3. Select the Isolated COM property page, and then set the Component File Name property to the name of the COM component that you want the isolated application to consume.

  4. Click OK.

To build manifests into isolated applications

  1. Open the project property pages for the isolated application.

  2. Expand the Configuration Properties node, and then expand the Manifest Tool node.

  3. Select the Input and Output property page, and then set the Embed Manifest property equal to Yes.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Build the solution.

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