Save text from CList into file

"Dalton" <>
2 Sep 2006 08:20:00 -0700
Hi, guys;

I found a small problem with this. I thought it wasn't important but to
be honest it's becoming a real pain in the ass.

The question is the following:

I've got a Clist with several lines created in the Dialog. At the end
of the dialog, I want to save that text in a file. The code is this:

void CTranslator::OnEditorEnd()
    // TODO: Add your command handler code here

    char szFilter[] = " *.txt";
    CFileDialog FileDlg( TRUE, NULL, NULL, OFN_HIDEREADONLY, szFilter);
    if (FileDlg.DoModal() == IDOK)

            CFile cf(FileDlg.GetPathName() + ".txt", CFile::modeCreate |
            CString text;
            for (int a = 0 ; a < line_t ; a++) // line_t is the last line in the
                m_cLow.GetText(a, text);
                cf.Write(text, text.GetLength());
                cf.Write("\r\n", 4);
        catch (CFileException *e)
            MessageBox("Error saving file");


The big problem is that, I don't know why, two blank spaces are added
at the beginning of each line in the file. It's more than an aesthetic
question because the lines saved are part of a code that the reader
doesn't understand when it finds the blank spaces.

Another less important question is how I can open a "save Dialog"
instead of a "open dialog", because doing it the way I do, the dialog
is an "open dialog".

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