adding a thread

Hi all,
  I am writing an addin .dll. I need to add another thread to my addin. How do I do this. The .dll uses mfc!

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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
Don't worry about MFC, just have to create another thead with WinAPI CreateThread() function.
Your function won't be a member of a MFC class (will be global) but still you can use any MFC object.

In general, I'd recommend ("Multithreading for Rookies") as a lecture regarding this issue. It comes with quite some sample code.
struggling_coder_3203Author Commented:
well, how would I do it with a class derived from CWinThread???
Here's a good tutorial for that: ("Threads with MFC"). Bsically, you'd use

UINT MyThreadProc( LPVOID pParam ) {

    // ...

CWinThread* pThrd = AfxBeginThread(MyThreadProc,NULL);

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