Storing long strings?

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    Storing long strings?

    Hi,

    I am writing a small console based application that will continue to take character input from a prompt within the program. When the user runs the application, I'd like to display a welcome message explaining what they can and cannot do. ive written one that spans 5 console lines. I know that I can define strings in the current file and use them, but it makes my driver code really nasty (A huge string at the beginning). I was wondering if its good practice to define them in a seperate (hearder?) file to keep it seperate and to keep things tidy. If so.... how? Thanks a lot.

    Chris

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    Depending on your compiler, you can store strings in resource files (I believe) though I've never personally done this.


    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de.../resources.asp
    There's a good link all about resources.
    Last edited by jverkoey; 03-09-2005 at 06:14 PM.

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