Microsoft KB Archive/37103

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MSJ SAYWHAT: Converting Windows Applications for OS/2 PM

PSS ID Number: Q37103 Article last modified on 04-16-1991


Summary: The following is a summary of the SAYWHAT program found in the “Microsoft Systems Journal” and in the Software/Data Library: Issue: January 1988, Vol. 3, No. 1, pages 9-30 Title: “Converting Windows Applications for Microsoft OS/2 PM” Author: Michael Geary Keyword: SAYWHAT SAYWHAT contains SW.C and SWP.C and can be found in the Software/Data Library by searching on the keyword SAYWHAT, the Q number of this article, or S10025. SAYWHAT was archived using the PKware file-compression utility. SAYWHAT is a modified version of the “Hello” program shipped with the Windows Software Development Kit that demonstrates how to convert a Windows application for use under the OS/2 Presentation Manager. A Windows version (SW.C) and a Presentation Manager version (SWP.C) of the modified “Hello” program is included for comparison. The following text is taken from the cover of the “Microsoft Systems Journal”: Microsoft OS/2 Presentation Manager offers the best of the Microsoft Windows operating environment and the protected-mode OS/2 operating system. The sample program SayWhat highlights the similarities and differences between Presentation Manager and Windows programming techniques.