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 Hi C++ experts,

     I am hoping I ask this qestion in the right category .... If not, please let me know where should I put it .....

     This is a general concept question. In this forum, I saw a lot of people's code have <conio.h> and <window.h>, but I have never seen it in my system (linux or unix). Are there any header files corresponding to these two ? Or do they belong to MFC only ? or ...?

     Also, what's the main difference between C++ and MFC (well ..... I am hoping this is not a horrible and stupid question ... but I really don't know .....).

    Thanks very much !!!

meow .......
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'conio.h' is a pretty old way of doing DoS console I/O, 'windows.h' is the standard Windwos header file - both are platform specific.

>>Also, what's the main difference between C++ and MFC

MFC is a GUI class library for Win32 by MS.
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You won't find those on Linux/ UNIX. Use Tck/Tk for graphics on Linux.
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@mayankeagle:

> You won't find those on Linux/ UNIX. Use Tck/Tk for graphics on Linux.

Don't be silly.  MFC exists for UNIX.
http://www.bristol.com/windu/

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mmmm .... but I couldn't find the MFC lib I can download for Unix/Linux in http://www.bristol.com/windu/

Did I miss anything somewhere ??? Thanks !!!

meow.
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Oh, it's not free.  It's pretty expensive, I think.  But if you want to try it, fill out the eval form:
http://www.bristol.com/windu/eval_request.htm

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>> MFC exists for UNIX.

Won't be free, like already said by others.

>> Use Tck/Tk

Sorry, I meant Tcl/ Tk.
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