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What does this code mean?  What is _TEXT?

How do I use it?  I get error: _TEXT is not declared in scope.  How do I fix this?
lastLineLeftOver[0] = _TEXT('\0');

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Jaime Olivares earned 500 total points
ID: 22864428
just use:
lastLineLeftOver[0] = '\0';

_TEXT is a macro used in Visual C++ to allow compatibility between Unicode and Ansi application.

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by:MiSheps
ID: 22864432
Need to see more of the code. Looks like your missing something.
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by:boyhanquoc
ID: 22864447
Thanks, one more quick question.

If I have a main.c that uses functions declared in blank.h and defined in blank.c, how do I make them compatible with each other.

And how do I make them one program.
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by:boyhanquoc
ID: 22864483
Ok, i lied, one more, I hope.  Check out replaceNibble function, it takes 2 parameters for filenames.  It uses inFile to read and outFile to write to.

Now, I want to change the function to only take 1 parameter for filename, because I want to write back into the original inFile.

so it should be like this:  int replaceNibble(char* inputFilename, int nibbleValue, int newValue);

Should I use tmpfile()??  What would it be with tmpfile()?
int replaceNibble(char* inFile, char *outFile, int nibOldVal, int nibNewValue)
{
    FILE *from;
    FILE *fout;
    char lastLineLeftOver[32];
    char line[512];
    char outLine[512];
    char *pStr  = NULL;
    char *pStrSave = NULL;
    int leftOverLen = 0;
    int nibbleIndex = 0;
    int value = 0;
    int totalItemCount = 0;
    int outLineLen = 0;
 
    from = fopen(inFile, "r");
    fout = fopen(outFile, "w");
 
    lastLineLeftOver[0] = '\0';
    outLine[0] = '\0';
    while (fgets(&line[leftOverLen], 512 - leftOverLen, from) != NULL)
    {
        /* Process this line */
        pStr = line;
        leftOverLen = 0;
        while(pStr!=NULL && pStr!='\0')
        {
            /* Skip the font splaces */
            while(*pStr!='\0' && !isdigit(*pStr))
                pStr++;
 
                /* Get this number */
                value = atoi(pStr);
 
                /* Skip over this integer digits */
                pStrSave = pStr;
                while(*pStr!='\0' && isdigit(*pStr))
                    pStr++;
 
                /* If the very last char was a digit, then it's possible it's cutting a number while reading */
                if(*pStr=='\0' && isdigit(*(pStr-1)))
                {
                    /* Copy this cut-off string the beginning of the buffer, so that it can be processed next time. */
                    strcpy(lastLineLeftOver, pStrSave);
                    leftOverLen = strlen(pStrSave);
                    strcpy(line, lastLineLeftOver);
                    pStr = NULL;
                }
                else
                {
                    totalItemCount++;
                    for(nibbleIndex = 0; nibbleIndex<4; nibbleIndex++)
                    {
                        if(testNibble(value, nibbleIndex, nibOldVal)==1)
                        {
                            value = setNibble(value, nibbleIndex, nibNewValue);
                            printf("Item %d, nibble %d", totalItemCount, nibbleIndex);
                        }
                    }
 
                    /* write the the out buffer */
                    outLineLen = strlen(outLine);
                    sprintf(&outLine[outLineLen], "%d ", value);
                }
        }
 
        /* Write the whole line out */
        fputs(outLine, fout);
        outLine[0] = '\0';
    }
 
    /* Possibly the last value is still in the buffer */
    if(line[0]!='\0')
    {
        value = atoi(line);
        totalItemCount++;
        for(nibbleIndex = 0; nibbleIndex<4; nibbleIndex++)
        {
            if(testNibble(value, nibbleIndex, nibOldVal)==1)
            {
                value = setNibble(value, nibbleIndex, nibNewValue);
                printf("Item %d, nibble %d", totalItemCount, nibbleIndex);
            }
        }
        outLineLen = strlen(outLine);
        sprintf(&outLine[outLineLen], "%d", value);
        fputs(outLine, fout);
    }
 
    fclose(from);
    fclose(fout);
 
    return 1;
}

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by:boyhanquoc
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nevermind, solved.
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