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Use this member function to write data from a buffer to the file associated with the CArchive object.

void WriteString(
   LPCTSTR lpsz 


Specifies a pointer to a buffer containing a null-terminated text string.


The terminating null character ('\0') is not written to the file; nor is a newline automatically written.

WriteString throws an exception in response to several conditions, including the disk-full condition.

Write is also available, but rather than terminating on a null character, it writes the requested number of bytes to the file.


CFile myFile("myfile", CFile::modeCreate | CFile::modeReadWrite);
CString str1="String1", str2="String2", str;

// Create a storing archive.
CArchive arStore(&myFile, CArchive::store);

// Write str1 and str2 to the archive
arStore.WriteString( str1 );
arStore.WriteString( "\n" );
arStore.WriteString( str2 );
arStore.WriteString( "\n" );

// Close the storing archive

// Create a loading archive.
CArchive arLoad(&myFile, CArchive::load);

// Verify the two strings are in the archive.
arLoad.ReadString( str );
ASSERT( str == str1 );
arLoad.ReadString( str );
ASSERT( str == str2 );

See Also

CArchive Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart

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