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How do I convert 'CString' to 'System::String ^'

Posted on 2006-10-24
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I'm trying to slowly convert my MFC code to .NET code. My example works fine until I try and use a CString.

Is there a way to do this?

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Question by:BrianM_AZ
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What exactly do you whant to know? How to use String^ in pure managed code, or how to convert CString <-> String^ in mixed managed/unmanaged code?
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It's mixed Managed/Unmanaged code. I think I've found it...

CString sStr = "This is a test string";
String ^teststring = gcnew String(str);
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delete teststring;

Let me know if there's a better way,
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Yes, this is OK. To make CString from String, use CString constructor:

String ^teststring = L"This is a test string";
CString sStr(testing);
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Thanks for the help!
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