/FR, /Fr (Create .sbr File)

Creates .sbr files.



During the build process, the Microsoft Browse Information File Maintenance Utility (BSCMAKE) uses these files to create a .BSC file, which is used to display browse information.

/FR creates an .sbr file with complete symbolic information.

/Fr creates an .sbr file without information on local variables.

If you do not specify filename, the .sbr file gets the same base name as the source file.

/Fr is deprecated in Visual C++ 2005; use /FR instead. For more information, see Deprecated Compiler Options in Visual C++ 2005.


Do not change the .sbr extension. BSCMAKE requires the intermediary files to have that extension.

To set this compiler option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see How to: Open Project Property Pages.

  2. Click the C/C++ folder.

  3. Click the Browse Information property page.

  4. Modify the Browse File or Enable Browse Information property.

  5. Make sure that the Build Browser Information property on the General Property Page (Project) is set to Yes.

To set this compiler option programmatically

See Also


Output-File (/F) Options

Compiler Options

Setting Compiler Options

Specifying the Pathname