Alex Boyer wrote:
> My preference would be not to have to use .NET since I don't want to
> have to bother other users with installing it as a prerequisite.
That's increasingly becoming a non-issue. It's in every Vista install,
lots of other programs now depend on it, MS pushes it at you whenever
you go to Windows Update...
> I'm using the express edition which doesn't include MFC... :(
> It's in the budget, so maybe I'll hold off on this project until I've
> got the real stuff.
If you're set on using all native code, why not use wxWidgets? It's
every bit as capable as MFC, has a better design, isn't an evolutionary
dead end, is cross-platform, and is free software.
Mind, I think .NET and Windows Forms is even better... :)
> I'm getting a different error when using the c_str() function:
System::String doesn't have c_str().