Conversion of LPTSTR to LPCTSTR

Hello everyone,

Can somebody help me in telling me how to convert a LPTSTR to LPCTSTR. I do not want cstyle conversion but please suggest a function

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If I understand your question correctly this is simple:

LPTSTR lpszModifyable = . . .
LPCTSTR lpszConstant = lpszModifyable;

No need to cast.

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What is suggested by stefanr actually performs an implicit cast from LPTSTR to LPCTSTR.  Identically you could use an explicit cast, but you say in your question that you don't want a c-style conversion.  I'm kind of confused by that remark, but here is a function which is what you asked for:

LPCTSTR convert(LPTSTR str)
    return (LPCTSTR(str));
what for u need to convert LPCTSTR to LPTSTR . The space occupied is the same , C is only mean "const" , but thats a compiler thing , the program is not really interested .
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