How to: Create Class Libraries
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How to: Create Class Libraries

To create a class library, use the Class Library template, which is available from the New Project dialog box.

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To create a class library

  1. On the File menu, click New, and then click Project.

    The New Project dialog box appears.

  2. In the Project Types pane, click the Visual C++ node. In the Templates pane, click the Class Library icon.

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

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    You can also specify other project and solution settings from the New Project dialog box, but these settings are not required.

  4. Click OK.

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