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Manipulating strings using C++Builder

Manipulating strings using C++Builder

Manipulating strings using C++Builder

(OP)
Hi,

Can anybody tell me how I can access the AnsiString functions in Borlands C++ Builder. Typically

#include <vcl.h>
#pragma hdrstop
WINAPI WinMain(HINSTANCE, HINSTANCE, LPSTR, int)
{  AnsiString string2 = LeftStr("hello world",5);
   return 0;
}

gives the error

"[C++ Error] Project1.cpp(16): E2268 Call to undefined function 'LeftStr' "

I have tried several header files to no avail.

Thanks,

RE: Manipulating strings using C++Builder

I don't see a LeftStr() mentionned in the list of methods for AnsiString nor is LeftStr() in the Borland C++ Help Index. The closest function I can think of is "AnsiString __fastcall SubString(int index, int count) const;"

RE: Manipulating strings using C++Builder

(OP)
Thanks for the reply jrrs, interesting... Looking up LeftStr on my help gives;

---------------------------------------
VCL Reference
LeftStr

Returns the substring of a specified length that appears at the start of a string.

Unit

StrUtils

Category

string handling routines

extern PACKAGE AnsiString__fastcall LeftStr(const AnsiString AText, int ACount);

Description

LeftStr returns the leading characters of AText up to a length of ACount characters. Thus, for example,

LeftStr("Programmer", 7)

returns the string

"Program"

-------------------------------------------------

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