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make new folder

Posted on 1998-10-28
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now i use visual c++5
i would like to know how i create new folder from my application (by write program).
(when i click at button on my dialog in my application it will create new folder for me)
and how to create new text file from my application.
please help me
thank you
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by:wanlop
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rakeshkalra earned 100 total points
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Write the following code in the button click event for creating a directory

if(!CreateDirectory( "c:\\myPreviousDirectory\\MyDirectory", NULL))
{
   // handle error
}

Note that myPreviousDirectory should exist otherwise this call will fail.

Use CStdioFile class for creating a text file.

try
{
    CStdioFile myFile( "c:\\someDir\\MyFile", CFile::modeCreate | CFile::modeWrite | CFile::modeText );

    myFile.WriteString("Hello this is my file\n");
    myFile.WriteString("this is the second line\n");
    myFile.Close();
}
catch(CFileException ex)
{
  // handle exception
}
 

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by:rakeshkalra
ID: 1323961
Please make the following change in the answer:

Instead of CFile::modeText in

    CStdioFile myFile( "c:\\someDir\\MyFile", CFile::modeCreate | CFile::modeWrite | CFile::modeText );

write CFile::typeText

    CStdioFile myFile( "c:\\someDir\\MyFile", CFile::modeCreate | CFile::modeWrite | CFile::typeText );

Sorry for the mistake.

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