convert long to string

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    convert long to string

    Is there an easy way or function to convert a long into a string like in C with itoa i mean even though that doesnt do it compeltely is there a simple way?

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    You could use std::stringstream object and << >> operators.

    Also, about itoa():
    Quote Originally Posted by http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/clibrary/cstdlib/itoa/
    This function is not defined in ANSI-C and is not part of C++, but is supported by some compilers.

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    boost::lexical_cast is another way.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
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    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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