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    Sorry for a dumb question.

    I am learning C++ right now, and I am using Visual Studio .Net. My question is this, I am trying to find out what functions are available in C++ that I can use for a timer, and ways I can change text color in console apps. My problem is I am not sure where to look. I have tried MSDN libraries, but when I make a search on say timer functions it bring up a bunch of stuff that I don't really understand. Maybe I need to search in a specifc are, but not sure where to go. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks a ton,
    Chris

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    Here's the standard headers, they contain functions and objects you can use.

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...eaders_STL.asp
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    That is great information!
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    Yes it is just what I have been looking for, now I need to figure out how to find which area contains functions that deal with text output formatting and timers

    Van

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    C++ uses wrappers for old C headers <ctime> is the header for time.h which holds info for timers and such.
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    I'm sorry.... just HAVE to say this....

    There are no dumb questions.....
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    Except the ones that say, "Yeah, I have this assignment due tommorow and uh yeah, I don't understand can someone help me write the code"

    Van

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    This isnīt really related to the thread but what is a wrapper???

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