Unicode Path to Multibyte correct

Posted on 2010-11-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
a question about Paths: I have a Path with a greek word inside. This I have to pass to a DLL with Multibyte. But nothing is working. From:
C:\Users\¿¿¿S¿¿S\Desktop    <----sorry, please see attached image
I got:
Is it somehow possible to bring a Unicode String to A MultiByte DLL?
I read about "GetShortPathName" and functions like SetFileApisToOEM() or SetFileApisToANSI(), but I have no idea how. Any help is welcome.

Ocrana greek path
Question by:Ocrana
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'WideCharToMultiByte()' ( is what you would use here, e.g.
wchar_t awcPath[MAX_PATH] = L"c:\\path";
char acPath[MAX_PATH];

// codepage 869 is 'OEM Modern Greek', see ("Code Page Identifiers")

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Please refer the below link, may be it is useful,

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ot the right codepage but easy to find. Thanks

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