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15[cc2-dev-l] Re: The DevZone

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  • FC2(SW) Matthew Lynn
    Mar 5, 2000
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      for myself, yes
      chasmyr

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: L. Lee Saunders [SMTP:saunderl@...]
      > Sent: Monday, March 06, 2000 8:25 AM
      > To: cc2-dev-l@egroups.com
      > Subject: [cc2-dev-l] Re: The DevZone
      >
      > Hail All,
      >
      > Actually the work is in building the tools needed to read the FCW file
      > format. Once we can read the file format it is actually quite trivial
      > to
      > then reproduce the CC2 entities in a picture box. If this is of great
      > interest, we can focus the next couple of weeks on the file format.
      >
      > VB, as you probably already know, can now create OCX's. So, once we
      > get a
      > CC2 file reader and displayer we can wrap it up in an OCX control for
      > other
      > developers to add to there programs. The main hurdle is that the CC2
      > file
      > is binary in format and the tools in VB to deal with binary files are,
      > at
      > least on the surface, are slim to none.
      >
      > Since learning the file format is an evolutionary process, we will
      > first
      > learn to read the file format and find the placement and length of all
      > the
      > elements within the file.
      >
      > If this is where you want to head then I can probably get the next
      > lesson on
      > the DevZone by tonight. Is this the next update you want to see?
      >
      > L. Lee Saunders
      >
      > > Sort of an CC2 viewer ActiveX control. Besides being all round
      > useful for
      > > incorporating CC2 maps into other applications, it would make them
      > more
      > > viewable from the web.
      > >
      > > I'd second this idea (although admittedly it's a lot of work).
      > >
      > > Rob
      > > "I love work ... I could watch it all day long"
      > >
      > >
      > > lee-
      > > my current "dream feature" for cc2 is a viewer capable of
      > allowing
      > > another program (either in vb, what i'm learning know, or in c, what
      > i
      > > want to learn next) to display the fcw files without having to open
      > the
      > > cc2 program directly. obviously, it would need to print it out as
      > well.
      > > chasmyr
      > > http://www.fly.to/chasmyrsgrotto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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