Displaying status lines

Posted on 2000-04-19
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
When programming in ansi c++ i use cout to display the state of my prog to the command line.

I've started writing mfc apps, (normal SDI and MDI). Is there a way i can open up a console or something, (or another view in an mdi app) to print text to easily? Like:
 cout << endl << "text";
(I dont want to use TRACE).
Question by:coles01
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Check out AllocConsole();


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you can have a status bar or view dispaly your text .please tell us which one will you prefer.

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INFO: Calling CRT Output Routines from a GUI Application

However, it is better to use a GUI control, such as a status bar or an edit control. My article at CodeGuru demonstrates how to use an edit control to display status messages.

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thank you

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