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How do you redirect printf to Microsoft VS output window?

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Does anyone know how I can redirect my printf or cout calls so they will print text into my Visual Studio output window? I have a C++ Windows based project, no console, no MFC stuff going on if that makes any difference... Thanks in advance :-) I see a million tutorials on the internet on how to redirect it to a file, but a file isn't what I want, I'm looking for the Output window to work :-(

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Well, not that it helps you redirect an existing text output, but the most common method used to write to the output window is the OutputDebugString function:

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/En-US/library/aa363362.aspx

Good luck.

-Shaun

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