I need to create a text file in VC++ .NET containing plain numbers with no control characters which can be read with, say, the Notepad (the way text (not binary) files are created in, say, VB.NET). It appears that all examples given in a book such as Deitel’s “Visual C++ .NET. How to Program” create files which contain control characters and encrypt the data. Is that it? Isn’t there a way to create plain and simple text files in VC++ .NET containing no additional characters that can be viewed by common text editors?