Code::Blocks command line arguments

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Using command line arguments


  1. Find the Code::Blocks shortcut in the Desktop or Start menu.
  2. Right click on the icon and select Properties.
  3. Select the Shortcut tab.
  4. Append the command line arguments you want to use to the end of the Target text (behind the quote mark).
  5. Run Code::Blocks by using the shortcut you edited.


"C:\Program Files\CodeBlocks\codeblocks.exe" /na /nd


  1. Launch a terminal client, such as XTerm, Gnome Terminal or Konsole.
  2. Type "codeblocks" and then append the command line arguments you want to use.


codeblocks --no-splash-screen --debug-log

Command line arguments

Argument Function
/h, --help Shows a help message about the command line arguments.
/na, --no-check-associations Don't perform any file association checks (Windows only).
/nd, --no-dde Don't start a DDE server (Windows only).
/ns, --no-splash-screen Hides the splash screen when the application is loading.
/d, --debug-log Display application's debug log.
--prefix=<str> Sets the shared data directory prefix.
/p, --personality=<str>, --profile=<str> Sets the personality to use. You can use ask as the parameter to list available personalities.
--rebuild Clean and build the project / workspace.
--build Build the project / workspace.
--target=<str> Sets target for batch build.
--no-batch-window-close Keeps the batch log window visible after the batch build has completed.
--batch-build-notify Shows a message after the batch build has completed.