Re: Changing part program to display UNICODE strings

David Wilkinson <>
Fri, 09 Mar 2007 07:52:00 -0500
pfArt wrote:

John, I just copied your first code and changed the following lines :

WCHAR str[]={(wchar_t)0x6881,(wchar_t)0x6881,(wchar_t)0x9326,

                DEFAULT_PITCH | FF_DONTCARE, L"Arial Unicode MS"};

Now its showing some Chinese characters (finaly !!) THANK YOU.

2 remarks :
Can't change CString to CStringW (can't find the CStringW definition)

There must be something wrong with the reading of the unicode file
sinds the passed CString only displays ????? marks.
Here is my code for reading the file :

    wchar_t strBuf[20];
    CFile myFile;
    wchar_t firstChar;
    int retVal,nrOfBytes;

        if (myFile.Open(myXMLPath, CFile::modeRead | CFile::shareDenyNone))
                if (myFile.Read(&firstChar, sizeof(wchar_t)) > 0)
                    if (firstChar != (wchar_t)0xFEFF)
                        reply = -1;
                        logMsg << "Error: File : " << languageXMLPath << " is not saved
                        throw globalException(logMsg,reply);
                        nrOfBytes = myFile.Read(strBuf,sizeof(strBuf));
                        tempBuf = (CString)strBuf;
                        fileBuf = fileBuf + tempBuf.Left(nrOfBytes/2);

                    }while (nrOfBytes>0);


WCHAR str[]={(wchar_t)0x6881,(wchar_t)0x6881,(wchar_t)0x9326,

Shouldn't you be NUL-terminating this string?

If you don't see CStringW maybe you are using VC6? Perhaps you could use

Not sure about your file reading problem. I don't use CFile, and I
always write to disk using UTF-8.

David Wilkinson

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