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How to convert from CString to BSTR

Posted on 2004-04-16
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I need to pass a CString varaible to a BSTR variable. How do I do that?

The old line was:
BSTR bstr = SysAllocString(L"some text string");

How can I replace the old value to my CString value:
CString str = "abc";
BSTR bstr = ???
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Question by:sungenwang
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You could eithre use

CString str = "abc";
BSTR bstr = str.AllocSysString ();

or

CString str = "abc";
BSTR bstr;

str.SetSysString ( &bstr);
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by:sungenwang
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That was quick!
I knew this is child play for some of you folks... Thanks!
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