You have to add the include directories to your project at the Project Properties / Configuration Properties / VC++ Directories / Include Directories field – here you specify the path to your
PCL/includedirectory and to all 3rd party include directories (see
You have to add the library directories on the same settings page (Library Directories field) – here you specify the path to your
PCL/libdirectory and to all non-header-only 3rd party libs (namely Boost, Flann, VTK)
You have to tell the linker, which libs you will use. This can be done on Project Properties / Configuration Properties / Linker / Input / Additional Dependencies field. Add all the libs you are using. Most likely, you will need
pcl_visualizationand some others if you are using any functionalities other than the basics. Be aware to add the
_releaselibs to your release configuration and
_debuglibs to your debug configuration (which should be a 64bit configuration in your case).
Do the above twice, if you plan to use both configurations (Debug and Release)
Add the Be
PCL/binfolder to your system path variable (you don’t need to add specific dll files, just the folder).