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Passing a const character * as a template argument

, 29 Jun 2011 CPOL
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This tip shows you how to pass a const char* or const wchar_t* as a template argument
Many many thanks to DeadMG stack overflow[^]

template<class _Ty, const wchar_t* ptr> 
struct CVHDialogTmpl
	INT_PTR DoModal()
		return t.DoModal(ptr);
	_Ty t;

class VHRes
    static const wchar_t name[];
const wchar_t VHRes::name[] = L"XMLDlgPrj.xml";

CVHDialogTmpl<CXMLDlgPrjDlg, VHRes::name> dlg;


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GeneralBy the way symbol that starts with an underscore are usually... Pin
Philippe Mori30-Jun-11 15:11
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GeneralTrying to do that might also result in code bloat... It also... Pin
Philippe Mori30-Jun-11 14:52
memberPhilippe Mori30-Jun-11 14:52 
GeneralHi Ataul, could you elaborate a bit on where you would use s... Pin
Doc Lobster29-Jun-11 22:15
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GeneralRe: Thanx for pointing out the mistake, I removed the str which ... Pin
Mukit, Ataul29-Jun-11 23:26
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