CArchiveobject in serialization
CPrintInfoobject contains and how it’s used in the printing process
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A document in an MFC-based program is not a simple entity — it’s a class object that can be very complicated. It typically contains a variety of objects, each of which may contain other objects, each of which may contain still more objects and that structure may continue for a number of levels.
You want to be able to save a document in a file, but writing a class object to a file represents something of a problem because it isn’t the same as a basic data item like an integer or a character string. A basic data item consists of a known number of bytes, so to write it to a file only requires that the appropriate number of bytes be written. Conversely, if you know a value of type
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