Thread: CString problem

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    CString problem

    I am working with CString and i got a ptoblem with it.

    I declared an array of strings:

    char *Regs16[10]={"ax","bx","cx","dx","bp","sp","di","si","cs","ds"};
    //then I declared:
         CString TempStr = ListLines[NumLines-1].Operand;
            int NIndexComma=TempStr.Find(',');
            CString TempLeft=TempStr.Left(NIndexComma);
            CString TempRight=TempStr.Right(NIndexComma);
    //Then I started comparisions like this:
    if (TempLeft.CompareNoCase(Regs16[i])
    This results in an error ::

    Error 8 error C2664: 'ATL::CStringT<BaseType,StringTraits>::CompareNoCa se' : cannot convert parameter 1 from 'char *' to 'const wchar_t *' c:jayasm\jayasm.cpp 123.

    What is this error and how can I handle it? I am working on 2005visual studio.
    I tried putting a _T and also tried putting an L before the Reg16[i] variable.
    But did not work.


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    You are building your project with UNICODE defined, so your CString is a wide character based CString. If you did that on purpose, change your array to wchar_t* instead of char* (actually, it should be const wchar_t* or const char*). If you don't want unicode, then change your project settings.

  3. #3
    Hurry Slowly vart's Avatar
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    Rishon LeZion, Israel
    Actually in the MSVC you have macros that provide a way to write a code that will compile both with UNICODE and without it...

    Something like that
    const TCHAR *Regs16[10]={_T("ax"),_T("bx")};
    Note - that both the type AND the string should be changed
    All problems in computer science can be solved by another level of indirection,
    except for the problem of too many layers of indirection.
    David J. Wheeler

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    Thank you.I changed the properties and it works now.I also tried changing the
    way I is finally working.
    Thanks again.

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    Windows specific.
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