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Calling main from (console application) from (windows forms application)

panJames asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Please have a look at the code!

I get "All tags must have a closing tag." error if I try to do the other way.

Hello experts!

I have a C++ program example written as a console application.

It looks something like this:

#include <cv.h>
#include <highgui.h>
#include <stdio.h>

#define CVX_RED		CV_RGB(0xff,0x00,0x00)
#define CVX_GREEN	CV_RGB(0x00,0xff,0x00)
#define CVX_BLUE	                CV_RGB(0x00,0x00,0xff)

int main(int argc, char* argv[]) {
  //some code here


Now I would like to create windows form application and call the main function from my example- passing file names to it.

How can I do it?

This is my attempt:

(Added my example file to Source Files)

I have a form, a button and listBox on it + OpenFileDialog

User clicks the button:

private: System::Void button1_Click_1(System::Object^  sender, System::EventArgs^  e) {
				if ( openFileDialog1->ShowDialog() == System::Windows::Forms::DialogResult::OK )
					for (int i; i < openFileDialog1->FileNames->Length; i ++)



Then user clicks the file name in a listBox:

private: System::Void listBox1_Click(System::Object^  sender, System::EventArgs^  e) {
//what should I put here?

Thank you


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