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C++ Windows Programming by Stefan Björnander

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Chapter 12. The Auxiliary Classes

Small Windows includes a set of auxiliary classes, which are as follows:

  • Size, Point, Rect, Color, and Font: These wrap the Win32 API structures which are SIZE, POINT, RECT, COLORREF, and LOGFONT. They are equipped with methods to communicate with files, the clipboard, and the registry. The Registry is a database in the Windows system that we can use to store values between the executions of our applications.
  • Cursor: is a type representing the Windows cursor.
  • DynamicList: holds a list of dynamic size with a set of callback functions.
  • Tree: holds a recursive tree structure.
  • InfoList: holds a list of generic information that can be transformed to and from a memory buffer.
  • There is also a small set of string manipulation ...

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