Converting a COleVariant

Posted on 2001-09-08
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
In C++, is there a nice, easy, guarunteed way to convert a COleVariant (or VARIANT) string to a CString?
Question by:Ahriman
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Expert Comment

ID: 6467717
It looks as if the W2A() function does the trick.
I'm trying it, but am getting an error.

Check this example:

Accepted Solution

Triskelion earned 100 total points
ID: 6467790
Got it.
Cast the .bstrVal to a LPCWSTR.

     COleVariant varX("#156Z");
     CString        strAsdf;

Author Comment

ID: 6468481
Thanks - nice one! Looks as though this should also be unicode-compliant (if ever needed). Thanks again.

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