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FILE AND BINARY FORMAT

Posted on 2003-11-24
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Hi all,
   I need to write data into my file in binary format directly. Like, say i need to write "Hello" into my file and while writing , it should be in binary format. I can't use fopen mode as "wb+" as it  can just convert into to binary format  while writing it into the file. But, i want my "hello" string to be in binary format when i use fprintf for "hello".Can somebody help me with this.Is there any single step to get it done?  
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Question by:motian
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sunnycoder earned 53 total points
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Hi motian,

I think you are not yet clear about the concept of binary format ...
pls go through this link
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/binary_file.html
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/binary_format.html
http://www.learnthenet.com/english/glossary/binary.htm

Cheers!
Sunny:o)
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hi,
IF ur using CFile of MFC, The following mode allows u to create a binary file
InFile.Open(FilePath, CFile::modeRead | CFile::typeBinary);
U need to store each record in a structure and write the structure into a binary file.
with warm regards,
ravi kiran
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