Re: function call without creating object

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:40:25 -0400
"Eric Kaplan" <> wrote in message

in C++ you can call function / methods without creating an object of
that Class?

CGraphicsGroup::~CGraphicsGroup() {

void CGraphicsGroup::Create() {


void CGraphicsGroup::Update() {

void CGraphicsGroup::Draw() {

Is CGraphicsGroup derived from CInterfaceGroup and CContainer? If so,
these are similar to calling through super reference in Java:

class CGraphicsGroup : public CInterfaceGroup {
    void Update() {

In C++ you have to specify the name of the base class when calling base
class methods because, unlike Java, C++ supports multiple inheritance,
so just using something like "super" would have been ambiguous.
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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