/VERBOSE (Print Progress Messages)
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## Remarks The linker sends information about the progress of the linking session to the **Output** window. On the command line, the information is sent to standard output and can be redirected to a file. |Option|Description| |------------|-----------------| |/VERBOSE|Displays details about the linking process.| |/VERBOSE:ICF|Display information about linker activity that results from the use of [/OPT:ICF](../Topic/-OPT%20\(Optimizations\).md).| |/VERBOSE:INCR|Displays information about the incremental link process.| |/VERBOSE:LIB|Displays progress messages that indicate just the libraries searched.<br /><br /> The displayed information includes the library search process and lists each library and object name (with full path), the symbol being resolved from the library, and a list of objects that reference the symbol.| |/VERBOSE:REF|Displays information about linker activity that results from the use of [/OPT:REF](../Topic/-OPT%20\(Optimizations\).md).| |/VERBOSE:SAFESEH|Displays information about modules that are not compatible with safe exception handling when [/SAFESEH](../Topic/-SAFESEH%20\(Image%20has%20Safe%20Exception%20Handlers\).md) is not specified.| |/VERBOSE:UNUSEDLIBS|Displays information about any library files that are unused when the image is created.| ### To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment 1. Open the project's **Property Pages** dialog box. For details, see [Setting Visual C++ Project Properties](../Topic/Working%20with%20Project%20Properties.md). 2. Expand the **Linker** folder. 3. Select the **Command Line** property page. 4. Add the option to the **Additional Options** box. ### To set this linker option programmatically - See [ShowProgress](assetId:///P:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.VCLinkerTool.ShowProgress?qualifyHint=False&autoUpgrade=True). ## See Also [Setting Linker Options](../Topic/Setting%20Linker%20Options.md) [Linker Options](../Topic/Linker%20Options.md)