built-in variables for VC?

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    built-in variables for VC?

    Hello everyone,


    I always notice that some guys are using some VC built-in variables to specify some properties, like OutDir, ProjectName, SolutionName, etc. Then we can use the built-in variables to specify, for example, the generated library name, like $(OutDir)/$(ProjectName).lib.

    I think this way is very convenient compared with hardcoded names. I am wondering where can I find a list of all such built-in variable names and meanings?


    thanks in advance,
    George

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    My guess is somewhere in the manual pages.
    Try pressing F1 when looking at one of the dialogs showing use of those variables.

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