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how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

(OP)
for some reason, the code I'm using to write to a file won't work when I put an int value in the buffer to be written. Here's my code:

WriteFile((HANDLE)info, (LPVOID)sprites[2].typenum, sizeof(int), &written, NULL);

sprites[] is an array of structs containing an int typenum.
info is an HFILE.
written is a DWORD.
So what's wrong?

RE: how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

(OP)
Oh, and BTW when I try to show the error message with GetLastError(), it merely returns the number "87".

RE: how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

Error 87 means: The parameter is incorrect. It is my guess you should write (LPVOID)&sprites[2].typenum (with the &-character).

Marcel

RE: how do i write an int value with WriteFile() ?

(OP)
Ok, I get it now. Thanks.

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