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# vc++6 trace message

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lakibuk    128
is there something like printf("point1"); which i can use to print some text in the window,where i get the compiling errors,etc. ? i need it for debugging. or is there some way to do normal vc++ debugging in fullscreen mode ?

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null_pointer    289
I believe you can ouput to the compiler''s debug window by using std::cerr:

#include <iostream>using namespace std;int main(int, char*){cerr << "something important" << endl;cerr << "something else" << endl;}

For debugging in fullscreen mode with the debugger visible, you can either set up another video card and monitor for your computer or "remote" debug over a LAN with another computer running the debugger.

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Houdini    266
You can use the Win32 API function OutputDebugString() to display a string in your debug window.

Also, if you display the message using this format:

filename(linenumber): your message here

then you can double click on the message and it will take you to the file/line number the message was displayed at, just like you can with compile errors (it's the same format).

- Houdini

Edited by - Houdini on November 2, 2000 12:34:53 PM