Visual Studio .NET 2003
Nearly all programs work with string data. Visual C++ provides several ways to manage this string data.
In This Section
- String Data Management
- Discusses using Unicode and MBCS with CString.
- Basic CString Operations
- Describes basic CString operations, including creating objects from C literal strings, accessing individual characters in a CString, concatenating two objects, and comparing CString objects.
- CString Semantics
- Explains how CString objects are used.
- CString Operations Relating to C-Style Strings
- Describes manipulating the contents of a CString object like a C-style null-terminated string.
- Allocating and Releasing Memory for a BSTR
- Discusses using memory for a BSTR and COM objects.
- CString Exception Cleanup
- Explains that explicit cleanup in MFC 3.0 and later is no longer necessary.
- CString Argument Passing
- Explains how to pass CString objects to functions and how to return CString objects from functions.
- Memory Management and CStringT
- Discusses memory management with CStringT, a template class used to manipulate variable-length character strings.
- Unicode and Multibyte Character Set (MBCS) Support
- Discusses how MFC is enabled for Unicode and MBCS support.
- Adding Functionality
- Provides links to topics describing conceptual information about the Visual C++ libraries and topics discussing various coding technologies and techniques.
- CStringT Overview
- Provides reference information about the shared CStringT class.
- Provides conceptual and task-based topics to help you program using the MFC Library.