Solved

Saving files.....

Posted on 2000-04-07
5
175 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
Hello,

I'm in the process of writing a project in C++ and i have a few text files that need to be saved automatically when the program finishes.. I'm not sure on how to do this.. is there a simple command to do this??? HELP

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:anita177
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ajitm
ID: 2692918
can you make the things more clear?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:KangaRoo
ID: 2692968
There is no simple (magical) command that will do so.

If you can give some information about how your program holds the text (file) in memory we can help you to write that text to disk.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:tvanceplus
ID: 2693873
look at a function called atexit()
this should be called when your programs exits.

Good Luck!
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:KangaRoo
ID: 2699440
>> atexit

This is the C++  topic area ;)
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
tvanceplus earned 10 total points
ID: 2701193
Here is some code to help you do this.

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <fstream.h>

void savefiles();

main(){

 atexit(savefiles);

 return 0;

}


void savefiles(){
 //code to save your files
}


The atexit(void(__cdecl *func)( void ))
function takes a pointer to another function with no parameters. Whenever your program terminates, the function passed to atexit() will be called before any global data is destroyed.

Good Luck!
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Written by John Humphreys C++ Threading and the POSIX Library This article will cover the basic information that you need to know in order to make use of the POSIX threading library available for C and C++ on UNIX and most Linux systems.   [s…
Basic understanding on "OO- Object Orientation" is needed for designing a logical solution to solve a problem. Basic OOAD is a prerequisite for a coder to ensure that they follow the basic design of OO. This would help developers to understand the b…
The viewer will learn how to user default arguments when defining functions. This method of defining functions will be contrasted with the non-default-argument of defining functions.
The viewer will learn additional member functions of the vector class. Specifically, the capacity and swap member functions will be introduced.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question