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Returning a concrete class via abstract class API

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Hi there,

I have to return a concrete class instance through a abstract class function.
I have the code as given below.  I want to associate the returnConcrete( ) function with the
IAbstract class somehow... I am not sure if this is possible.
I want to be able to use it in Test.cpp something like

IAbstract * c = IAbstract::returnConcrete( )

Is it possible?
Thanks,

1:
In IAbstract.h
--------------------
class IAbstract
{
   public:
   virtual void somePureVirtualFunc() = 0;

};
IAbstarct * returnConcrete();    <----

In Concrete.h
-----------------
class Concrete : public IAbstrct
{

};

Test.cpp
--------

IAbsract * c = returnConcrete();
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