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C++ gives japanese text not english

Posted on 2011-09-06
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I am trying to write my first Win32 application using Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition.
However instead of getting "Hello World" I am getting what looks like Japanese text in the window.
What am I doing wrong? I thought I was getting "Hello World"
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Panic over. Apparently I was using TextOutW (or so).instead of TextOutA. That makes all the difference
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Using wrong routine. This is the first time I have come up against Unicode and ANSI options.
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