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Get Text From single line CEdit control

I have two CEdit controls on a dialog, I have assigned CEdit variables to each.  They are used to enter a user id and password so they are only single line edit controls.  I just want to get the text out of each.  I knoow this is not difficult but I have never used CEdit's before and am in a bit of a rush.

THanks PT
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ptrennum
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nonubikCommented:
CEdit m_Edit1; //let's say this is one of the CEdit vars
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CString strPass = mEdit1.GetWindowText();
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nonubikCommented:
Sorry, that should be:

CString strPass;
mEdit1.GetWindowText(strPass);
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_mb_Commented:
There are some options:

1. assign a member variable (through class wizard) of type "CEdit", e.g. m_edit
(nonubik's solution)

   CString strEdit;
   m_edit.GetWindowText(strEdit);

2. assign a member variable (through class wizard) of type "CString", e.g. m_strEdit  

   UpdateData(TRUE); // m_strEdit will get the current text
   
3. without a member variable

   CString strEdit;
   GetDlgItemText(IDC_EDIT, strEdit);
 
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