Convert Cstring to int

The solution is the following CString samplecstring; int i = _ttoi(samplecstring); further conversion examples are listed at http://www.codeproject.com/cpp/data_conversions.asp. Converting backwards from int to CString can be done via int i = 255; Cstring text;...

Add non modal dialog to project

If we have an existing project one needs to do the following steps to add an non-modal dialog. Example Project:   ModelessDialog.zip (45,5 KiB) Add a new dialog to the project and add a class for that dialog Add a member variable for the dialog to the...

Disable deprecation of functions

When using old functions in MFC which happens quite easily when one imports old VS6 examples or has to use old projects one gets this warning quite often: warning C4996: ‘fopen’: This function or variable may be unsafe. Consider using fopen_s instead. To...

Installation of openSuse 10.2

Note: A similar description can be found at Pimp my Suse. [TOC] Installation The Installation worked mainly as usual. It only failed at writing grub into the MBR, which is absolutely unacceptable. I had to install an option for the boot loader in an older distribution...

Restore some configuration files

Sometimes I do not want to reuse my old $HOME/.kde folder completely or other hidden folders after I reinstalled the operating system. In this case I want to copy only selected folders and file to the new $HOME. This script does most of the necessary copy operations...