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Posted 4 Aug 2001

Counting Lines in a MS VC++ 6.0 project

, 4 Aug 2001
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A program that counts the lines (source, comments, blank) in every file included in a MS VC++ 6.0 project
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Ever wondered how many lines a project you have worked on for a month (or maybe for a year!)? Well, we did this for you :)

This program (LineCounter) was developed with one purpose only: to count your lines!

The program is able to count source code, comments (both styles: "// comment" and "/* comment */"), and blank lines. It shows the results in a couple of editboxes, and has a preview window (right click on the list).

The program opens the project file (.dsp) and throws it through the parsing code. After parsing is done the list of project files is steped-by-step and lines are counted.

That's it! The source code is pretty self explanatory, so I guess you'll manage.


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Questiondoes anyone really need this? Pin
kokie19-May-02 10:03
memberkokie19-May-02 10:03 
AnswerRe: does anyone really need this? Pin
Doug Kimzey20-May-02 10:27
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GeneralRe: does anyone really need this? Pin
PerFnurt6-Feb-04 16:24
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AnswerRe: does anyone really need this? Pin
Anonymous28-May-02 14:45
memberAnonymous28-May-02 14:45 
AnswerRe: does anyone really need this? Pin
Nelno18-Dec-02 16:27
memberNelno18-Dec-02 16:27 
GeneralRe: does anyone really need this? Pin
Dimitris Vassiliades19-Mar-03 9:40
memberDimitris Vassiliades19-Mar-03 9:40 
GeneralIt is not bad, Indeed it is much useful than that upstair guy whose article is 3- pt Pin
Zhefu Zhang11-Nov-03 12:11
memberZhefu Zhang11-Nov-03 12:11 

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