string literals in windows dont show up!
jgardn at alumni.washington.edu
Thu Nov 22 02:09:43 CET 2001
Chris Fonnesbeck wrote:
> I am trying to append literals (i.e. \n, \r) to the end of lines in a
> text output file. However, when the file is brought up in the windows
> notepad, there is no line feed or carriage return. Any idea about how
> to make windows recognize these literals. Works fine in linux (no big
> surprise there!)
Try "\r\n", not just "\n", and not just "\r". I remember I spent over three
days trying to figure out how to get a newline appended to the rich text
object in Win32.
Let's just say I swore never to program for win32 ever again.
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