"int main(int argc,char* argv[])" when can I use it

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    when do I use it?can you give me some examples?

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    Re: "int main(int argc,char* argv[])" when can I use it

    Originally posted by Tonyukuk
    when do I use it?can you give me some examples?
    Ever wondered why Paint is opened and loads the bitmap when you double click on a *.BMP, or why Word opens and loads the document when you double click on a *.DOC?

    That's because Explorer opens paint/Word with an extra argument - the file name. If you use argc/argv arhuments in main, you can get those arguments and then do whatever you want with the file, most commonly load it.
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