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Compile Components using CDCompile

Please note that this page refers to the compilation process for cdcompile.exe version 2.1 or later. For previous versions, see advanced compiling.

While cdcompileui.exe can be used to compile components, it only allows one icon to be embedded. This article describes how to use cdcompile.exe to embed a separate thumbnail for each configuration of your component.

Command Line Syntax

The syntax to use is as follows:

cdcompile.exe -i "resistor.xml" -o "resistor.cdcom" --icon resistor_icon.png ^
--icon resistor_icon_variable.png ^
--sign --certificate=de7a4ac78ff9cdf5afe81104a10e6242fb6fefb3