Developer Guide and Reference

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Specifying a Target Platform

You can specify a target platform for a Microsoft Visual Studio* solution or an individual project within a solution.
  1. Select a solution or project in the
    Solution Explorer
    .
  2. Select
    Build
    Configuration Manager
    .
    • Use the
      Active solution platform
      drop-down list to specify the target platform for the whole solution.
    • Use the
      Platform
      column to specify the target platform for an individual project within a solution.
  3. Select
    <New...>
    on the
    Active solution platform
    drop-down menu to add a platform to the current list of active solution platforms.
  4. Select or type a new platform in the
    New Solution Platform
    dialog box.
  5. In
    Copy settings from
    choose a platform to use as a template or choose
    <Empty>
    .
  6. If you want the platform to be set for the projects within the solution, select
    Create new project platforms
    . Click
    OK
    .
  7. Close the
    Configuration Manager
    .
You can also change target platforms from the Microsoft Visual Studio* toolbar by selecting a platform from the
Solution Platforms
drop-down selection.

Removing Target Platforms

You can remove a target platform from the
Configuration Manager
:
  1. Select
    <Edit...>
    from the
    active solution platform
    list of options.
  2. In the
    Edit Solutions Platforms
    dialog that opens, select a platform and click
    Remove
    .
  3. Click
    Yes
    in the confirmation box.