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Mixing Wide & Narrow Character Output to stdout

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Can I mix wide and narrow character output to stdout? I seem to remember
hearing this was not supported before but I can't find any reference to
such a restriction now I actually need to do it! It seems to work on my
Intel compiler but is it portable?


#include <iostream>
#include <iomanip>

int main()
std::cout << "Narrow ";
std::wcout << L"Wide\n";
return 0;
Mar 15 '06 #1
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Andy wrote:
Can I mix wide and narrow character output to stdout?

I don't think there is a specific restriction in the C++ standard
but there is one in C standard, if I remember correctly. Effectively,
there is a state machine underlying the C stream (and the C++ streams
are generally defined in terms of these) which does not allow directly
mixing narrow and wide characters (see
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Mar 16 '06 #2

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