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Posted on 1998-11-07
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Hi,
     I'll illustrate my problem with a program segment.
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int total=100;
CString str = "There are altogether ", str2;

//my intention is to combine the string which will appear
//like this: "There are altogether 100 cats!"
str2 = str + total + " cats!"; // this is improper!
MessageBox(str2);
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My question is how can I combine the whole thing above to have a message which says "There are altogether 100 cats!"?

For your informations, I'm writing my programs using MSVC 5.0, a dialog-based program and working on win98 platform.

Any help offered is very much appreciated!
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Replace
str2 = str + total + " cats!";
with
str2.Format("%s%d%s", str, total, " cats!");
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