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i am new to mfc's & vc++ .
1.i want to copy a structure of 516 bytes consisting of various data types(fields) into a character string .
2.an other problem is copying struct into
MS-Access  directly .
is there a way we can do it in c,c++
or mfc's can be used
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gilad_no earned 50 total points
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I am not sure if I understood you. Do you want to copy all the structure as a single string ? If so, you can use memcpy.

struct myStruct {
 ...
 ...
} sTmp;

char szString[sizeof(myStruct)+1]={0}; // You must add a zero to terminate the string
memcpy(szString,&sTmp,sizeof(myStruct));

If you want to insert it to access, you need to use DB functions. Check the ODBC documentation.
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by:ahmadrazakhan
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do not cpy structure to string, use byte array instead. caz if some  string is member of structure, u will b in trouble.
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by:ahmadrazakhan
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do not copy structure to string, use byte array instead. caz if some  string is member of structure, u will b in trouble.
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by:rammohan_77
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hi qilad no,

i am able to get a string from the structure but the value is different bcaz, it takes the ascii value of whole string and displays a single character.but i want view individual structure values in the string how is it possible.
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by:gilad_no
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Does your structure has multiply members ?
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