made changes to an application's source files, you'll want to
incorporate those changes in the application's executable file.
Making Application Modules showed you how to keep
individual application files synchronized, so that the application
executable contained the latest versions of all its source files.
Defining the application files as members of a single project
simplifies this process further. Instead of listing every source
file in your application's Make file, you can point to the VLISP
project file and use the project file to identify your source
To define an
application that includes a Visual LISP project
Choose File Make Application New
Application Wizard from the VLISP menu to start the Make
Select Expert mode, then press Next.
Identify the directory path in which you want VLISP to save
your application files, and enter a name for the application.
Choose Next to accept the default application options.
In the LISP Files to Include dialog box, click the pull-down
menu to the right of the Add button and choose Visual LISP project
file as the type of file to include.
Add button to display the Add Visual LISP Project Files dialog
Specify the .prj file you created for the
Lesson5 tutorial example, then press Open to
add the file to your application. All the project's files will be
included in the application.
to continue to the next step in the Make Application
In the Resource Files to Include dialog box, click on the
pull-down to the right of the Add button and choose DCL files, then
press the Add button to display the dialog box for selecting the
DCL file in the Tutorial\VisualLISP\Lesson5
directory, then press Open to add the file to your application.
to continue the Make Application wizard.
Accept the default options in the remaining steps and complete
the Make Application process.
If you add
files to the VLISP project you included in your application, the
new files are automatically included the next time you build the