'undefined reference to WinMain@16'

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    'undefined reference to WinMain@16'

    I'm trying to compile my first program that uses a class file and am getting a "undefined reference to WinMain@16" error. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thank you!

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    Sounds like you've set your project for a Windows program instead of a Console program.
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    If you are on MSVS change your subsystem to Console and add a main function.

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    I'm writing my code in codeblocks 10.05. How would I change to a Console program?

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