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Once again CEdit in a UNICODE project give me problems:

I'm using  a CEdit Control like this

CEdit m_cEdit; // in the dialog  .h file

m_cEdit.SubclassDlgItem( IDC_EDIT2, this ); in the OnInitDialog()

If I type 1234 in the edit control and then use the following code:

CString s;
AfxMessageBox(s);      // nothing displays it's blank.

If I highlight the string and Right Click / Copy then Paste it into Notepad the pasted value is 1234

The project is a UNICODE project. I have no problem viewing strings in the Debugger after setting  Tools /Options / Display unicode strings.  

Now the problem is gettting a string froma CEdit control &^%&^% I'm having doubts about UNICODE and MFC !

So how do I  get a string from a CEdit control ?

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