Mail Archives: djgpp/2000/07/28/07:15:17

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From: "Steven Knight" <privateryan35 AT free16 DOT freeserve DOT co DOT uk>
To: <djgpp AT delorie DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Novice would like some advice (Please)
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 12:13:48 +0100
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Reply-To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com

I am sorry I am not confused just not explaining myself

I will use C++ to create the DOS application (You can Do this). The word
files, .txt files with just a list words that my program will create.
I will ask a series of questions and my program will make the .txt file.
like: -
What letters are in the word list?   abc
Are  they lower-case?  yes
Are they upper case?  Yes
Does it have numbers? No
Does it have Symbols? No
Does it have ASCII Letters ? No
Predefine letter? Yes
Which Letter? 1
What is it? a
The my program will write a .txt file that looks like this


Do you understand?

I hope you have understood . And I apoligise for being unclear.

So, is it suitable???
I would like to have fatures like a count down clock that shows time
remaining but not at first. I seek your advice

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Meyer" <john_meyer AT geocities DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
To: <djgpp AT delorie DOT com>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2000 12:04 AM
Subject: RE: Novice would like some advice (Please)

> Steve,
> You're confusing a ton of issues here.  First off, I think you are
> to Visual C++ 6.0.  C++ doesn't have version numbers, and VC++ is not in
> this group.
> Secondly, what do you mean by "Word files".  Do you mean Microsoft Word
> Files, which again are outside of this group and probably not a good first
> time project.  Do you mean text files?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Knight [mailto:privateryan35 AT free16 DOT freeserve DOT co DOT uk]
> Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 4:38 PM
> To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
> Subject: Novice would like some advice (Please)
> Hello all,
> I am a complete novice and no next to nothing, I bought C++ 6.0 and want
> start off by creating a DOS program that runs in Windows and can create
> files by setting parameters like how many letters, any numbers,
> special characters ETC
> Do you think this is a suitable project for a first time user ???
> Thanx again

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