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Extracting command line arguments from LPSTR?

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Does anyone know how to do this? program.exe level.bsp In the above example LPSTR is supposed to be a pointer to the char* '' level.bsp''. I can''t seem to scan the characters. Paulcoz.

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Hmmm. What do you mean by scan them?

LPSTR is a typedef for char*.

Assuming you are getting this information from WinMain you treat it just like any other string. The actual argument is lpCmdLine not LPSTR. (If you let MSVC generate your WinMain that is...)

lpCmdLine[0] == ''l''
lpCmdLine[1] == ''e''
lpCmdLine[2] == ''v''
lpCmdLine[3] == ''e''

etc...

Multiple arguments will be seperated by spaces.

What problem are you having accessing it?

Seeya
Krippy

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