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Inline ASM help!

hey,

I'm trying to use a little bit of inline asm to fill an integer value, at the moment i have:

int i;
__asm mov i, dword ptr ss:[ebp-0x1C]

but i get this error:

error C2415: improper operand type

i'm not sure how vc++ wants me to format the asm, as i've never really used it before, and i've been looking on MSDN but can't really find any specific information about how to write inline asm.

thanks.
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clocKwize
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AlexFMCommented:
One of mov parameters must be register, it's impossible to move from memory to memory directly:

__asm
{
    mov EAX, dword ptr ss:[ebp-0x1C]
    mov i, EAX
}
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AlexFMCommented:
This is introduction to Assembly for C++ programmers:

http://www.microsoft.com/msj/0298/hood0298.aspx

Inline Assembly may be used in any C/C++ function, it can use local variables and function parameters, since theit address is known at compile time.
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bisquicCommented:
It's not possible to use asm in managed C++ though, correct?
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