Start Visual Studio Command Prompt

Q

How to start Visual Studio Command Prompt? I have Visual Studio 2017 Community version with Visual C++ environment installed.

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A

If you have Visual Studio 2017 Community version with Visual C++ environment installed, you can follow this tutorial to start Visual Studio Command Prompt:

1. Run "All Programs > Visual Studio 2017 > Visual Studio Tools > Developer Command Prompt for VS 2017". You see the Visual Studio Command Prompt window.

2. Try the "cl" compiler command:

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** Visual Studio 2017 Developer Command Prompt v15.0.26430.15
** Copyright (c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation
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C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community>cl
Microsoft (R) C/C++ Optimizing Compiler Version 19.10.25019 for x86
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

usage: cl [ option... ] filename... [ /link linkoption... ]

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community>

Now you are ready to run Visual Studio command tools.

The picture below shows you how to start Visual Studio command prompt:
Start Visual Studio 2017 Command Prompt

 

Using Visual Studio Command Prompt

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