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    Visual C++ - Need External Dependencies folder in project


    I am beginning a project for a Data Structures class I am taking & have a question that I'm sure someone can easily answer.

    In my project filesystem in Visual c++, I have the following folders:
    "Source", "Header" & "Resource"

    I need a folder called "External Dependencies" that will store a .cpp file. I tried to manually add a folder by this name into my project but got the error message that this is a reserved folder name.

    I created my project as an empty Win32ConsoleApplication project.

    Is the problem that I have created the wrong kind of project? How do I go about getting this type of folder into my project?

    Thank you.
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    My understanding is this is created for files which are stored on shared drives. Call the folder something else or try to include a file off a shared drive (assuming you have the Pro or Ent edition).
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