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Adding a member variable in VC++6

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Member variables

Posted 24 September 2005 - 10:36 PM

Hi

I am new to VC++6. I am trying to write a dialog application that
takes a couple of files interprets the data in them and then provides
you with a new file.

On the dialog I have a couple of textboxes and a dropdown list. When I
try to add a member variable for these items (Ctrl+DblClick) it comes
up with a dialog box asking me for details about the variable
(variable name, category and variable type). What I get stuck on is
the category part. Im given a dropdown list containing two
options 'Value' and 'Control'. What is the difference between these
two? Which one is generally the best one to use? What benefits do each
have?

Any help on this topic is much appreciated.
Thanks in Advance

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Posted 25 September 2005 - 05:52 AM

Those choices are used for specifying upon what the variable is based. The one you choose depends on the variable type you've chosen, and what sort of controls you'd like in place. This and this give a good overview.
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