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The annoying LPCWSTR in as WinAPI parameter

Posted on 2008-10-09
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I'm just trying to launch a message box in visual c++

This does not work....

MessageBox(NULL,TCHAR("test"),(LPCWSTR)"test",NULL);

Help. :-)
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Visual C++ .NET
MessageBox::Show("Test");

Navtive C++
MessageBox(_T("test"), _T("test"));
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It rocks man! Clean, short and to the point!
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Here is also a reference to the .NET version with various other options such as icons (code is in the lower section of the page:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.forms.messagebox.aspx

...and the native Win32 version reference:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms645505(VS.85).aspx
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