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non-unicode CString in unicode project

I have an MFC app which I have carefully unicode enabled.
But it has to write a couple of legacy formats which are plain ascii - I know that the data only contains regular characters.

Options:
1, Is there a magic option to CString to say "this one is not unicode"?

2, Do I have to revert to char[] and sprintf ?

3, Do I just copy every alternate byte from the CString data buffer?
Martin Send private email
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
 
 
I believe you can use CStringA when you want to use an ASCII string in a unicode build.  The compiler uses a typedef to switch between it and CStringW based on the UNICODE #define.  You'd not apply the _T macro to any constants you need to use with CStringA.
Doug Send private email
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
 
 
Thank you - exactly what I was looking for.
Martin Send private email
Thursday, April 13, 2006
 
 

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