Solved

INT to String

Posted on 2012-03-09
3
365 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
This shouldn't be this difficult....

I have a global variable:

correctKey = 1;

Open in new window


I want to do some debugging, and MessageBox the value sometimes.

So, I init a CHAR with an extra spot for the terminating 0, right?

char ck[2];

Open in new window


then I assign that to the INT value, right?

    ck = correctKey;

Open in new window


Then try to debug message.
    MessageBox(NULL,"Correct Key Is...", ck,NULL);[code]

Open in new window


I have tried using std::string, atoi , c_str() , etc. Apparently, I haven't figured out the right combination.

Thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:edvinson
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Kyle Abrahams earned 500 total points
ID: 37703347
char ck;

ck = itoa(correctKey);  //  http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/clibrary/cstdlib/itoa/

and not sure if you have to append it as one message:

 MessageBox(NULL,"Correct Key Is..." + ck,NULL);
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:edvinson
ID: 37703587
Hmmm, thats not working either.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:edvinson
ID: 37703613
Got it

 int myNumber = 1;

                    char myChar[2];

                    itoa (myNumber,myChar,10);

                    MessageBox(hwndDlg, myChar, "Information", MB_ICONINFORMATION);
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
I could not build boost code, 10 107
Beginner to Unreal Engine 4 5 107
How to properly read C++ console input into several variables with scanf 2 31
C++ Code Issue 4 38
Unlike C#, C++ doesn't have native support for sealing classes (so they cannot be sub-classed). At the cost of a virtual base class pointer it is possible to implement a pseudo sealing mechanism The trick is to virtually inherit from a base class…
Templates For Beginners Or How To Encourage The Compiler To Work For You Introduction This tutorial is targeted at the reader who is, perhaps, familiar with the basics of C++ but would prefer a little slower introduction to the more ad…
The viewer will learn additional member functions of the vector class. Specifically, the capacity and swap member functions will be introduced.
The viewer will be introduced to the member functions push_back and pop_back of the vector class. The video will teach the difference between the two as well as how to use each one along with its functionality.

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question