convert from string to LPCSTR

how to convert from string to LPCSTR?
m-jansenAsked:
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ikeworkCommented:
hi m-jansen,

CString s = "abc";
LPCSTR a = s;


LPCSTR CString::operator() const


hope it helps :)
ike
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sathisemailCommented:
You can look at the following link which provides a set of string conversion functions which include string to LPCSTR conversion as well.

http://www.codeproject.com/string/tconvert.asp

And these two pages gives you details about the different types of string and their conversions as well..

http://www.codeproject.com/string/cppstringguide1.asp
http://www.codeproject.com/string/cppstringguide2.asp

regards
Sathis
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m-jansenAuthor Commented:
what do I have to include to use CString?

CString s = "abc";
LPCSTR a = s;
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m-jansenAuthor Commented:
i have tried to #include <cstring> but that does not work
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m-jansenAuthor Commented:
got it
#include "atlstr.h"
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sathisemailCommented:
If you are working in an MFC then it is defined in afxstr.h will be included automatically by the class wizard itself.

But if it is not an MFC app, then its better to use 'std::string'

and to convert it to LPCSTR use the function .c_str()

regards
Sathis
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