adding a compiler to netbeans

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    adding a compiler to netbeans

    How can I add a compiler to NetBeans?I have Visual C++ so I quess there already is a compiler in my system. I know I should go to tools-> options->C++ and add it from there but I dont know exactly what to add...

    Also it askes for a make command.. what should I use?
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    Netbeans is not compatible with the Visual C++ compiler. Read Introducing Netbeans C/C++ Pack, in particular the section somewhere in the middle on "Installing MinGW".
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    I get maybe two dozen requests for help with some sort of programming or design problem every day. Most have more sense than to send me hundreds of lines of code. If they do, I ask them to find the smallest example that exhibits the problem and send me that. Mostly, they then find the error themselves. "Finding the smallest program that demonstrates the error" is a powerful debugging tool.
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