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C++: Converting an MFC CString to a std::string

, 13 Nov 2011 CPOL 4.5K
I am using CString str(_T("Test"));typedef std::basic_string string_t;string_t resStr(str);It works because the CSting has a cast to LPTCSTR.


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30 Oct 2011
In UNICODE:CString str = L"Test";std::wstring ws(str);std::string s;s.assign(ws.begin(), ws.end());
1 Nov 2011
How about this (assuming your project is set to Unicode)?CString strMyString=L"Test string";std::string strMyStdAnsiStr = CStringA(strMyString);
7 Apr 2011
CString m_Name;CT2CA pszName(m_Name);std::string m_NameStd(pszName);Works for me everywhere... :)
2 Apr 2011
jean Davy
As you use CString, you have access to the CW2A ATL macro, assuming that you work with _UNICODE defined, here it is:CString theCStr;...std::string STDStr( CW2A( theCStr.GetString() ) );which will convert to "system encoding on the user's machine" (thanks Nemanja[^] comment !), if you...
29 Mar 2011
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C++: Converting an MFC CString to a std::string
1 Dec 2011
LPSTR WideChar2MBCS( const CString& strCS ){ const UINT wLen = strCS.GetLength() + 1; UINT aLen = WideCharToMultiByte(CP_ACP,0,strCS,wLen,NULL,0,NULL,NULL); LPSTR lpa = new char[aLen]; WideCharToMultiByte(CP_ACP,0,strCS,wLen,lpa,aLen,NULL,NULL); return...


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