Thread: problem with console app

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    problem with console app

    here is a relevent snippets

    TCHAR buf[20]; 
    fdwMode = ENABLE_LINE_INPUT |       //ReadConsole() should wait and read 
                                       // characters until ENTER is pressed 
                     ENABLE_ECHO_INPUT |   // show characters as you type 
                     ENABLE_PROCESSED_INPUT;    // let system process all 
                                                    // control keystrikes 
    SetConsoleMode(hStdin, fdwMode) ; 
    SetConsoleMode(hStdout, fdwMode); 
    while (1) 
        WriteConsole(hStdout, "\npress [1] for codepage: ", 25, &ch, NULL); 
        WriteConsole(hStdout, buf, 3, &ch, NULL); 
    the problem is that the first time while executes everything is ok:
    i get on screen:
    press [1] for codepage:
    i enter 1 and press enter then it prints the character.

    from this point something strange happens...
    while loop continue to execute two more times despite the fact that ReadConsole() should wait for input...

    anyone understand where is the problem?
    Last edited by Jumper; 07-04-2004 at 06:19 AM.

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