Float to char *

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    Float to char *

    I have a float that I want to display on a messagebox, which gets LPCSTR type. I tried (char *)&i but it didnt work. (i is the float). How can it be done??

    Thank you

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    I tried (char *)&i but it didnt work.
    Indeed.

    sprintf(buff, "The Value Is: %.2f", myFloat);

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    Maybe that is why most OOP languages (.net and java) read all user input into strings as the first state of the input.

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    it worked, thank you. i didnt know sprintf could do that.

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