How do I add COMCTL32.LIB in Visual Studio 2005?

Posted on 2006-04-16
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I want to use a Progress bar in my app. I know I need to add the comctl32.lib.

How do I add this to my linker options in Visual Studio 2005?

Question by:edvinson
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jkr earned 2000 total points
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The easiest way is to add that in your source like

#pragma comment(lib, "comctl32.lib");

Using the IDE, choose "Add to Project|Files", set the extension to ".lib" in the "File Type" combo box, navigate to where comctl32.lib resides and double-click it.

Or, go to your project options, choose "Linker" and add it to "Additional Libraries".

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ID: 16465613
got it. thanks.

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