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Posted 30 Apr 2001

Read and Write application parameters in XML

, 30 Jun 2003
This article provides an easy way to load and save the parameters of an application in XML format.
// ParamIO_DemoDlg.h : header file

#if !defined(AFX_PARAMIO_DEMODLG_H__FEAA69B3_806C_40AD_8DF4_5085FF3D9831__INCLUDED_)
#define AFX_PARAMIO_DEMODLG_H__FEAA69B3_806C_40AD_8DF4_5085FF3D9831__INCLUDED_

#if _MSC_VER > 1000
#pragma once
#endif // _MSC_VER > 1000

#include <string>
class ParamIO;

// CParamIO_DemoDlg dialog

class CParamIO_DemoDlg : public CDialog
// Construction
	CParamIO_DemoDlg(CWnd* pParent = NULL);	// standard constructor

// Dialog Data
	double	_fontSize;
	int	_blue;
	int	_green;
	int	_red;
	CString	m_text;
	CString	m_fontName;

	// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides
	virtual void DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX);	// DDX/DDV support

// Implementation
	HICON m_hIcon;

	std::string _fontName;

	void loadParameters(const char *filename);
	void saveParameters(const char *filename);

   void readParameters(const ParamIO &inXml);
   void writeParameters(ParamIO &outXml);

	// Generated message map functions
	virtual BOOL OnInitDialog();
	afx_msg void OnPaint();
	afx_msg HCURSOR OnQueryDragIcon();
	afx_msg void OnLoad();
	afx_msg void OnSave();
	afx_msg void OnCompare();
	afx_msg void OnXmlDialog();

// Microsoft Visual C++ will insert additional declarations immediately before the previous line.

#endif // !defined(AFX_PARAMIO_DEMODLG_H__FEAA69B3_806C_40AD_8DF4_5085FF3D9831__INCLUDED_)

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About the Author

Arnaud Brejeon
Web Developer
China China
I've been living & working in Tokyo since 2000 . I'm currently working in Gentech Corp. (, developing computer vision applications, especially in the field of face detection.

I've been interested in C++ for quite a while and recently discovered Ruby.

My hobbies are trekking, japanese food, yoga & onsens.

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