At near the top, click
Go to and Select the folder with your CMakeList.txt file.
Right below the Browse Source button, click the
Create a new folder in the folder with your CMakeList.txt file and call it
Select the new
buildfolder that you just created.
Around the middle, click the
Select the generator you want to use. For example, if you want to use Visual Studio 2017 and compile for 64 bit Windows, use
Visual Studio 15 2017 Win64.
- If you used VCPKG, do the following:
Specify toolchain fileand click
enter [path to vcpkg]/scripts/buildsystems/vcpkg.cmakewith
[path to vcpkg]replaced and click
- Otherwise, do the following:
Use default native compilersand click
- Wait until it's done. You can tell when it says
Generating doneat the bottom.