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Compile error C2352?

Posted on 1997-11-05
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What is the correct way to return a value from a function?  I have a dialog class and I want to actually get multiple values from a database table.  However, in testing I have tried to implement a return value of a CString object to a Textbox control on the dialog.  When using STATIC return values, no problem.  However with the following function call in my CFindWebDialog class:

m_pTestString = CWWatchView::Testing();

I get the following error:
Compiler Error C2352

'class::function' : illegal call of non-static member function

The specified nonstatic member function was called in a static member function.


The CWWatchView::Testing() function is defined:

CString CWWatchView::Testing()
{
    return "HELP!";
}

What is the correct construct?

Thanks

Brent
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This error has nothing to do with the return value. If the Testing() function is a static member function of CWWatchView class, you can call the function by using CWWatchView::Testing(). But if it is not a static member function, you need to create an instance of the class (ie. an object) or get the pointer to the object in order to call the member function.

CWWatchView *pWWV;

// get the value of pWWV
...

m_pTestString = pWWV->Testing();

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