How to: Specify Project Properties with Property Pages

A project's Property Pages dialog box is accessed as follows:

To specify project properties with property pages

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

  2. Using the Configuration dialog box, select the configuration for which you want to set this project's properties.

  3. In the left pane, select a folder and property page.

  4. In the right pane, set the available properties.

  5. Click OK to save the settings. If you want a change to take effect immediately, click Apply.


    Properties that are unavailable are defined when the project is created; they are displayed for information only.

Specifying Project Settings with Property Pages discusses editing properties and property inheritance.

For information on the Build menu in the Visual Studio shell, see Default and Custom Builds.

Documentation is available for each property; click the Help button. For additional information on properties in the Property Pages dialog box, see:

See Also


Property Pages (C++)

Project Settings for a C++ Debug Configuration