Re: Changing part program to display UNICODE strings
"pfArt" <pfArts@gmail.com> wrote in message
I have a huge program and they asked me to show all the messages in
I was planning on doing the following:
Everytime I want to display a text, I lookup the textstring in a
UNICODE saved xml file containing
the English and Chinese strings, read the Chinese string and
display it with the Arial Unicode MS font.
I have the already written a small program (with the _UNICODE and
wWinMAinCRTStartup settings) which reads
the unicode file and displays the Chinese text correctly, now I want
to integrate this code in the huge program
but haven't a clue how to do it.
Is there a way I can compile my program without the _UNICODE and
but still display UNICODE text, I don't want to convert the whole
program to UNICODE sinds this will take
me weeks/months to do it.
Most Win32 APIs dealing with strings come in an A ("ansi") and a W ("wide
character") version, e.g., TextOut is a macro that expands to either
TextOutW or TextOutA depending on whether UNICODE is #defined. You can,
however, call either TextOutW or TextOutA explicitly.
How are you displaying the strings? If you are using TextOut, then just use
TextOutW. That will work with unicode strings. If you need to measure the
length of the string, use wcslen.
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